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Desonide Drug Information

Available by prescription only, desonide (Desonate®, DesOwen®, Verdeso®) is a medication used to treat several different skin conditions, including atopic dermatitis, poison ivy, and psoriasis. As a corticosteroid drug, desonide works by suppressing an overactive immune system and reducing inflammation. It is approved for use in adults and children as young as three months old.
 
To ensure your safety with desonide, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other medications you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, as well as any allergies you may have, including to medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives. In addition, if you are a woman, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
 
(To read the full eMedTV article on this drug, click Desonide. This article offers information on side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)
 

Desonide Drug Information

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