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, and psoriasis.
Desoximetasone is a prescription medicine and as such should only be used on a doctors recommendation. It is a potent steroid and serious side-effects can occur if it is used inappropriately.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist.
This link is useful. It suggests using hydrocortisone cream which you can buy over the counter. https://www.drugs.com/enc/poison-ivy-oak-sumac-rash.html
- 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.
Posted 26 Aug 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 7 Sep 2009 • 2 answers
Posted 27 Mar 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 29 Apr 2014 • 1 answer
Posted 22 Sep 2016 • 0 answers