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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-metyletylidene)bis(oxy)]-, (11β,16α)-

Foreign Names

  • Desonidum (Latin)
  • Desonid (German)
  • Désonide (French)
  • Desonida (Spanish)

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, Indonesia; Actavis, Norway
  • Apolar med dekvalin (Desonide and Dequalinium Chloride)
    Actavis, Norway
  • Apolar-N (Desonide and Neomycin)
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Dermades
    Pharmacore Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Dermanide
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Dermosupril
    Medihealth, Colombia; Roemmers, Ecuador; Roemmers, Peru; Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Dersupril
    Italmex, Mexico
  • Desolex
    Surya Dermato Medica Lab, Indonesia
  • Desolex-N (Desonide and Neomycin)
    Surya Dermato Medica Lab, Indonesia
  • Desonate
    Bayer HealthCare, United States; SkinMedica, United States
  • Desonia
    Medica Korea, South Korea
  • Desonida 0.05%
    Medihealth, Colombia
  • Desonida 0.1%
    Medihealth, Colombia
  • Desonida C (Desonide and Clioquinol)
    Medihealth, Colombia
  • Desonol
    Medley, Brazil
  • Desoplus
    Lagos, Argentina
  • Desotop
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Desowen
    Galderma, Australia; Galderma, China; Galderma, Hong Kong; Galderma, India; Galderma, Philippines; Galderma, Singapore; Galderma, United States; Galderma, Venezuela; Galderma Chile Laboratorios, Chile; Galderma, Mexico
  • Dosetil
    Glenmark, India
  • Erilon
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Ezenide
    Intact, Malaysia
  • Li Yan Zhuo
    Huabang Medical & Chemical, China
  • Locapred
    Pierre Fabre, Switzerland; Pierre Fabre, Lebanon; Simed, Tunisia
  • Locapred 0.1%
    Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, France
  • Locatop
    Pierre Fabre, Israel; Pierre Fabre, Vietnam; Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, Poland; Simed, Tunisia
  • Locatop 0.1%
    Pierre Fabre, Lebanon; Pierre Fabre Dermatologie, France
  • LoKara
    PharmaDerm, United States
  • Nufapolar-N (Desonide and Neomycin)
    Nufarindo, Indonesia
  • Nystasolona (Desonide and Nystatin)
    Acromax, Ecuador
  • PMS-Desonide
    PendoPharm, Canada
  • Prednol
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Prednol-A (Desonide and Clioquinol)
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Prenacid
    Teka Teknik, Turkey
  • Sporum D (Desonide and Ketoconazole)
    Laboratorios Siegfried, Colombia
  • Sterades
    Galderma Italia, Italy
  • Tridesilon
    Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Ecuador
  • Tridésonit 0.05%
    Sinclair, France
  • Verdeso
    Aqua, United States; Connetics, United States; Stiefel, Canada
  • Zotinar
    AtralCipan, Portugal
  • Zotinar N (Desonide and Neomycin)
    Atral, Portugal
  • Prenacid
    SIFI, Lithuania


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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