Desonate Topical Gel 0.05pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Desonate: Topical gel (0.05%)

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Desonate 0.05% Topical Gel
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Desonate 0.05% Topical Gel

What is this Medicine?

DESONIDE (DES oh nide) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat mild to moderate eczema.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Desonate: Topical gel(0.05%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Desonate 0.05% Topical Gel

NDC: 109220828
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Atopic Dermatitis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Desonate 0.05% Topical Gel

Reported Side Effects for Desonate 0.05% Topical Gel

Skin Irritation Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Skin Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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