What is Desocort?

What is Desocort?

Desonide belongs to the group of medications known as topical corticosteroids. It is used to treat various skin conditions, including rashes. It works by reducing inflammation and itching. This medication may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms.

What is Betaderm Cream 0.1% used for?

This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (such as eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Betamethasone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a medium-strength corticosteroid.

What is desonide used for?

Desonide topical is used to help relieve redness, itching, swelling, or other discomfort caused by skin conditions (eg, atopic dermatitis). This medicine is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid).

Is Desonide a glucocorticoid?

Desonide is a Corticosteroid. The mechanism of action of desonide is as a Corticosteroid Hormone Receptor Agonist.

What is another name for desoximetasone?

Desoximetasone, Topical Cream. Desoximetasone cream is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name: Topicort. Desoximetasone comes in four forms: cream, ointment, gel, and spray.

How long can I use desoximetasone?

Do not use the spray for more than 4 weeks unless your doctor has told you to.

When do you apply Betaderm?

Massage it gently and thoroughly into the skin. This medication is usually applied once daily in the morning, or twice daily (in the morning and at night) as directed by the doctor. The treatment should be stopped when the condition is cleared.

How long does Betaderm last?

The treatment should be stopped when the condition is cleared. The medication should not be continued for a period longer than 4 weeks without further consultation with your doctor.

Is desonide a prescription drug?

Desonide (Desonate) currently requires a prescription from your provider. The only topical steroid that is available over-the-counter (OTC) is hydrocortisone, but it is a mild form and may not work as well as desonide (Desonate) or other prescription-only steroids.

Is desonide the same as DesOwen?

Desonide topical cream is available as the brand-name drug DesOwen Cream. It’s also available as a generic drug. Generic drugs usually cost less.

Can you buy desoximetasone over the counter?

One cannot just buy desoximetasone online in the United States as desoximetasone is a prescription medication. Because of this, desoximetasone OTC (over the counter) is not available at pharmacies, either.