Galderma India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Desowen Products

Desowen Products are primarily used for

Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

About Desowen Products

Uses of Desowen Products

Desonide is used in treatment of skin conditions with inflammation & itching.

Desowen Products side effects


Side Effects of Desowen are Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Rash.

How Desowen Products work

Desonide is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Patient Concerns about Desowen Products

Frequently asked questions about Desowen Products

Frequently asked questions about Desonide

Q. Is Desowen Cream safe for babies?
No, Desowen Cream is not safe in babies. It is a corticosteroid and is not approved to be used in children less than 3 months of age. In babies, the absorption of Desowen Cream is greater as compared to adults which might lead to systemic absorption (absorbed throughout the body) and effects like Adrenal (glands producing steroids) suppression, symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome, high blood sugar, facial swelling, glycosuria (excretion of glucose in urine), withdrawal (weakness, fatigue, decreased appetite, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain), and growth retardation in children.
Q. Does Desowen Cream cause skin irritation?
Yes, Desowen Cream can cause skin irritation. Though the chances are rare, the irritation can be due to the hypersensitivity of the person towards the medication or any added excipient of the drug. Allergy to corticosteroids may generally appear as inability of the wounds to heal. If symptoms like these appear, then consult your doctor immediately after discontinuing the medicine. The doctor will start an appropriate therapy accordingly.
Q. What is Desowen Cream used for?
It is a steroid which is used on the skin to treat mild or moderate atopic dermatitis in patients aged 3 months or more. It suppresses your immunity and associated inflammation, thereby relieving inflammatory conditions. Long-term usage should be avoided and do consult your physician before the start of therapy or in case of any skin reaction. Also, you must consult your physician in case your symptoms do not improve with the medication.
Q. Is Desowen Cream available over the counter drug?
No, it is not an over the counter drug. Therefore, you cannot buy this medicine without a prescription. It is a corticosteroid and it suppresses your immunity and also has numerous metabolic side effects hence is not recommended for a long period. Moreover, you should take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can Desowen Cream be used for face?
Yes, Desowen Cream can be applied on the face but with certain precautions. Do not directly apply it on the face. If it is in foam form, dispense it on your hands first and gently massage over the affected areas of the face. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with your eyes or other mucous membranes. Wash your hands after use. Use this medicine exactly as advised by the doctor. Do consult your physician before the start of therapy.

Products for Desowen

Desowen Cream
tube of 10 gm Cream
Galderma India Pvt Ltd
Desowen Lotion
bottle of 30 ml Lotion
Galderma India Pvt Ltd

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