Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 18, 2021.
Generic name: Desonide 0.5mg in 1g
Dosage form: cream, ointment and lotion
DesOwen® Cream or Lotion should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily depending on the severity of the condition. SHAKE LOTION WELL BEFORE USING.
As with other corticosteroids, therapy should be discontinued when control is achieved. If no improvement is seen within 2 weeks, reassessment of diagnosis may be necessary.
DesOwen® Cream and Lotion should not be used with occlusive dressings.
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