Desowen Topical Lotion 0.05pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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DesOwen: Topical lotion (0.05%)

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What is this Medicine?

DESONIDE (DES oh nide) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin problems that may cause itching, redness, and swelling.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : LoKara: Topical lotion (0.05%)
Similar Generic Drugs : Desonide: Topical lotion (0.05%)
In-Depth Information

DesOwen 0.05% Topical Lotion

NDC: 002995765
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pruritus, Contact Dermatitis, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Eczema, Rhus Dermatitis, Xerosis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Lichen Planus, Polymorphous Light Eruption, Atopic Dermatitis, Dermatitis, Granuloma Annulare, Lichen Simplex, Psoriasis, Exfoliative Dermatitis

Storage Information
Store between 36 to 86 degrees F
DesOwen 0.05% Topical Lotion

Reported Side Effects for DesOwen 0.05% Topical Lotion

Skin Redness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
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

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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