DESOWEN 0.05 Percent Cream 10 gm

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Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name: 

Galderma India Pvt Ltd


Drug classification: 

  • Topical Corticosteroids


What is this used for:

  • Allergic Skin conditions like Redness, Swelling, Itching, Inflammation, etc.
  • Psoriasis


When to not take this medicine:


Hypersensitivity or allergy towards Desonide


How should i take the medicine:


  • This medicine is for external use only. Do not take it by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. 
  • Wash your hands before and after use. 
  • Apply a thin film to the affected area and rub in gently. 


How this medicine works:

Desonide is a corticosteroid. It works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.


Side effects

  • Red or pus-filled bumps on your skin (less common)
  • Acne (common)
  • Mild itching, tingling, or burning (less common)
  • Severe skin irritation (rare)
  • Blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain (rare)
  • High blood sugar-increased thirst, increased urination, dry mouth (rare)

Pregnancy warning: Category C

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

 Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other skin products without telling your doctor or health care professional.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is usually not recommended while applying for this medicine. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking alcohol.


Food interactions:

Follow normal diet unless doctor has suggested otherwise


Expert Advice:


  • Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to Desonide, any other medications, or any of the ingredients present along with it.
  • Mention any special warnings or warnings related to infants, children or elderly population
  • Report any side effects like severe skin rash, redness, swelling, or other signs of skin infection in the place where you applied this medicine immediately to the doctor.


Missed dose instructions:

Apply this medicine as soon as you remember. However if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Over dose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Do not freeze it.



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