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Desomag Cream


Overview

Uses of Desomag Cream

Desomag Cream is used in the treatment of skin conditions with inflammation & itching.

Desomag Cream side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Cough
  • Viral infection
  • Upper respiratory tract infection

How to use Desomag Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Desomag Cream works

Desomag Cream is a mild to moderate strength steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Desomag Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Desomag Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Desomag Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Desomag Cream is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Desomag Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after four weeks of treatment. Do not use it for more than 4 consecutive weeks at a time.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Desomag Cream. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Desomag Cream suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Desomag

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Desomag a steroid?

Yes. Desomag belongs to a class of medicines called topical corticosteroids

Q. Is Desomag safe for face/eyelids?

Desomag can be applied to the affected area on face by taking the medicine in hands and then gently rubbing it to the affected area of the face. It should not be used on eyes/area around eyes. Always follow the instructions of the doctor regarding its precise usage

Q. Is Desomag an antifungal/does it treat ringworm?

No, Desomag is not an antifungal medicine and it does not treat ringworm

Q. Is Desomag cream used for acne?

No. Desomag is not used for treating acne

Q. Does Desomag lighten skin/ thin skin?

Desomag may cause lightening of treated skin as a side effect. It is known to cause skin thinning if used in overdose. Please follow your doctor's instructions carefully about use of Desomag

Q. Is Desomag cream safe for babies?

Use of Desomag cream, lotion, and ointment in children, and the use of other formulations like Desomag foam and gel in children below 3 months of age are not recommended for the risk of serious side-effects, however, if required it will be determined by the doctor

Q. Does Desomag work?

It is effective in treating symptoms of skin discomfort such as redness, itching and inflammation when used as per the dose and for the duration prescribed by a doctor

Q. Is it safe?

Desonide is safe.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Devi Nagar, Gurgaon, Haryana
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