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Dosetil 0.05% w/w Lotion

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Desonide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: April 03, 2019

Dosetil 0.05% w/w Lotion 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 Lotion 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.

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  • Allergy

    Do not use this medication if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is not safe for pregnant women. Please consult doctor before consuming the medicine.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is not regarded safe to be used during breastfeeding. Please consult doctor before consuming the medicine.
  • 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 Lotion , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    It is suggested to take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Doctor consultation is suggested if an overdose is suspected.

Dosetil 0.05% w/w Lotion 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

    Do not take this medicine if you suffer from Diabetes, Hyperadrenocorticism, Infections and Ocular Toxicities.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Do not use this medicine in combination with Antidiabetic drugs and BCG vaccine.
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