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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Name

Pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 11,21-dihydroxy-16,17-[(1-methylethylidene)bis(oxy)]-, (11β,16α)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Desonide (OS: USAN, DCIT, BAN)
  • Désonide (OS: DCF)
  • D 2083 (IS)
  • Desfluortriamcinolon-acetonid (IS)
  • Hydroxyprednisolone acetonide (IS)
  • Oxiprednisolone acetonide (IS)
  • Prednacinolone acetonide (IS)

Brand Names

  • Apolar
    Actavis, Finland; Actavis, Indonesia; Actavis, Norway
  • Apolar med dekvalin (Desonide and Dequalinium Chloride)
    Actavis, Norway
  • Apolar-N (Desonide and Neomycin)
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Derbisol
    Medica, South Korea
  • Dermades
    Pharmacore Labs, Indonesia
  • Dermanide
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Dermonide
    Pacific, South Korea
  • Dermosupril
    Roemmers, Peru
  • Desocort
    Galderma, Canada
  • Desolex
    Surya Dermato Medica, Indonesia
  • Desolex-N (Desonide and Neomycin)
    Surya Dermato Medica, Indonesia
  • Desonate
    Intendis, United States
  • Desonia
    Medica, South Korea
  • Desonida
    Dermacare, Peru
  • Desonide Fougera
    Fougera, United States
  • Desonide Perrigo
    Perrigo, United States
  • Desonide Taro
    Taro, United States
  • Desonol
    Medley, Brazil
  • Desoplus
    Lagos, Argentina
  • Desowen
    Galderma, Mexico; Galderma, Australia; Galderma, Chile; Galderma, China; Galderma, Costa Rica; Galderma, Dominican Republic; Galderma, Guatemala; Galderma, Hong Kong; Galderma, Honduras; Galderma, India; Galderma, South Korea; Galderma, Nicaragua; Galderma, Philippines; Galderma, Singapore; Galderma, United States; Galderma, Venezuela
  • Deswon
    Dae Won, South Korea
  • Dongkoo Dermo
    Dong Koo, South Korea
  • Erilon
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Li Yan Zhuo
    Huabang Medical & Chemical, China
  • Locapred
    Pierre Fabre, Congo; Pierre Fabre, Switzerland; Pierre Fabre, Portugal; Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, France; Simed, Tunisia
  • Locatop
    Pierre Fabre, Argentina; Pierre Fabre, Bulgaria; Pierre Fabre, Congo; Pierre Fabre, Switzerland; Pierre Fabre, Israel; Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, France; Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, Poland; Simed, Tunisia
  • Nufapolar
    Nufarindo, Indonesia
  • PMS-Desonide
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Prednol
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Prednol-A (Desonide and Clioquinol)
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Sporum D (Desonide and Ketoconazole)
    Dermacare, Colombia; Dermacare, Peru
  • Sterades
    Galderma Italia, Italy
  • Tridesilon
    Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Ecuador
  • Tridésonit
    Sinclair, France
  • Verdeso
    Stiefel, United States
  • Zotinar
    AtralCipan, Portugal
  • Prenacid
    SIFI, Romania; SIFI S.p.A., Lithuania; Teka Teknik, Turkey; Zambon, Russian Federation

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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