I have atopyic dermatitis my body itches and is very dry, my scalp burns , itches, and it is very flaky. This was prescribed for my skin problem. Can I use it on my scalp? I was told to mix 1/2 tube with Ceravle cream. One day use mixture all over body except face, and the next day to use only the Cervale on body and face. Two week regimene.
29 Jul 2010
Yes you can.-
Desoximetasone is a topical (for the skin) steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.
Desoximetasone topical is used treat to the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema(is a form of dermatitis or inflammation of the epidermis --- the outer layer of the skin), and psoriasis(is a skin condition where cells grow at a faster rate than they can be shed, causing excess skin to build up and form scaly patches on the body)..
Good luck and take care.-
- Desoximetasone Information for Consumers
- Desoximetasone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Desoximetasone (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
2 answers • 7 Sep 2009
I have atopic dermatitis
1 answer • 11 Jul 2010
1 answer • 29 Nov 2011
it contains .5mg Fluocinonide, USP.
3 answers • 16 Apr 2014