Topicort Lp Topical Ointment 0.05pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Topicort LP: Topical ointment (0.05%)

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Topicort 0.05% Top Ointment
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Topicort 0.05% Top Ointment

What is this Medicine?

DESOXIMETASONE (des ox i MET a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin problems that may cause itching, redness, and swelling.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Topicort LP: Topical ointment(0.05%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Topicort 0.05% Topical Ointment

NDC: 516725263
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Contact Dermatitis, Keloids, Urticaria, Alopecia, Rhus Dermatitis, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Eczema, Pemphigus, Sarcoidosis, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Granuloma Annulare, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Pruritus, Pityriasis Rosea, Psoriasis, Lichen Striatus, Lichen Simplex, Atopic Dermatitis, Lichen Planus, Xerosis, Exfoliative Dermatitis

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Topicort 0.05% Topical Ointment

Reported Side Effects for Topicort 0.05% Topical Ointment

Inflamed Hair Follicles Incidence:
0.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Skin Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
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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