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Desonide 0.05%

Desonide (Desonate®, DesOwen®, Verdeso®) is a steroid medication approved for the treatment of many different skin conditions, including psoriasis, seborrhea, and two kinds of dermatitis. It is applied to the affected area of the skin two to three times a day for two to four weeks, depending on the condition being treated and the product being used.
 
This medication comes in the following strengths and forms:
 
  • Desonide 0.05% ointment (DesOwen)
  • Desonide 0.05% cream (DesOwen)
  • Desonide 0.05% lotion (DesOwen)
  • Desonide 0.5% gel (Desonate)
  • Desonide 0.5% foam (Verdeso).
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(Click Desonide for more information on this medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, and what to do if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.)
 
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