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Dosetil 0.05% w/w Cream

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Desonide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Dosetil 0.05% w/w Cream is a topical corticosteroid that helps to reduce skin inflammation and irritation caused by certain mild to severe skin conditions.

If you have had measles, TB, shingles, chickenpox recently, alert your doctor to this information. The fact that Dosetil 0.05% w/w Cream is a cream applied on the skin, makes it safer to use as there is little chance of it interacting with another medicine. Taking oral corticosteroids may affect the effectiveness of the medicine.

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. More severe side effects include discoloration of skin, swelling of mouth, tightness of chest and inflamed hair follicles.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.

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  • 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 Dosetil 0.05% w/w Cream , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Dosetil 0.05% w/w 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.

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