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Desowen Cream

Manufacturer: Galderma India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Desonide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 17, 2019

This cream is a topical corticosteroid that helps to reduce skin inflammation and irritation caused by certain mild to severe skin conditions. Rub and massage the cream on the affected area of skin gently till the cream has been spread evenly.

Wash your hands immediately after applying this. Be careful not to cover the area up with bandages unless specified by the doctor. You may experience a faint and mild burning sensation when you apply the cream.

Following conditions can be restored by utilising this prescription:

  • Corticosteroid-Responsive Dermatoses

Some of the side effects caused by this cream are

  • Dry Or Scaly Skin

  • Skin Rash

  • Burning Or Stinging Sensation At Application Site

  • Acne

  • Application Site Irritation

  • Application Site Redness

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Desowen Cream , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Are there any overdose instructions? A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected

This cream is a topical corticosteroid, which acts as an anti-inflammatory drug. The mechanism of action for this drug is still not well understood, although the mechanism for similar drugs taken orally is known.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    This medication interacts with Diabetes, Diaper rash, Hyperadrenocorticism, Infections, and Ocular Toxicities.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with Antidiabetic drugs and BCG vaccine.
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