Desosoft Cream 10gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

DESOSOFT CREAM contains Desonide which belongs to a group of medicines called Topical Corticosteroids. DESOSOFT CREAM is used to relieve inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatosis.

Along with this treatment, your doctor might advise you to take a urinary-free cortisol and ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) stimulation test to evaluate HPA axis suppression (a condition that causes poor body defence against infection) especially in children to prevent its effect in the body.

Before applying DESOSOFT CREAM, inform your doctor if you are allergic to Desonide or any other ingredients in the medicine, and or have concomitant skin infections (infections caused by parasites).

DESOSOFT CREAM should be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women only if it is necessary. Consult your doctor for advice.

DESOSOFT CREAM is not recommended for use in children (less than 2 years of age). Consult your doctor before applying DESOSOFT CREAM.

The most common side effects of applying DESOSOFT CREAM are application site reactions such as burning, irritation, itching and redness, headache. Contact your doctor if any of the side effects get worse.

USES OF DESOSOFT CREAM

  • Used to relieve inflammatory and pruritic manifestation of corticosteroid-responsive dermatosis

HOW DESOSOFT CREAM WORKS

DESOSOFT CREAM works by the induction of lipocortins (inflammatory enzyme) that results in the decreased biosynthesis of prostaglandins and leukotrienes (potent mediators of inflammation) which prevents the release of arachidonic acid (hormone responsible for inflammatory process in the skin) thus providing relief from the inflammation, redness, and itching sensation.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply DESOSOFT CREAM as directed by your doctor. It is for external use only. Avoid contact of this medicine in your eyes, ears, nose, mouth, or mucous membrane. Your doctor will decide the duration of treatment depending on the severity of the condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DESOSOFT CREAM

COMMON

  • application site reactions such as burning and irritation
  • headache
  • viral infections
  • high blood pressure
  • application site erythema (red skin)
  • bruises and blisters
  • telangiectasia (broken capillaries on the face)
  • scarred skin on the limbs
  • blue or purple skin rash
  • red rash around the mouth
  • blushing

UNCOMMON

  • signs of allergic reactions such as facial swelling
  • rash (due to irritation including stinging and burning sensation at the site of application)

RARE

  • certain skin disorders

Stop applying DESOSOFT CREAM and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of skin or subcutaneous atrophy (thin skin) such as bruising, delayed wound healing
  • skin irritation
  • dermatological reactions due to bacterial or fungal infection
  • blurred vision or other visual disturbances (such as cataracts, central serous chorioretinopathy)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

If DESOSOFT CREAM cause headache, then take rest and drink plenty of fluids. Try to avoid drinking alcohol. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller. Headaches should usually go away after the first week of applying DESOSOFT CREAM. If headaches last more than a week or severe, inform your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DESOSOFT CREAM should be used in pregnant women only if it is clearly advised by your doctor. Consult your doctor before using DESOSOFT CREAM.

BREASTFEEDING

DESOSOFT CREAM should be used in breastfeeding women only if clearly advised by your doctor. Do not apply DESOSOFT CREAM to the breasts during lactation since it might lead to risk of ingestion by the neonate. Consult your doctor before applying DESOSOFT CREAM.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

DESOSOFT CREAM does not interfere with your ability to drive or use heavy machines. Consult your doctor before applying DESOSOFT CREAM.

ALCOHOL

Avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol while applying DESOSOFT CREAM. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not use DESOSOFT CREAM if you are allergic to Desonide or any other ingredients in the medicine. Consult your doctor before applying DESOSOFT CREAM.

OTHERS

DESOSOFT CREAM is not recommended for use if you:

  • have perioral dermatitis (red skin rash that circles your mouth)
  • have skin areas affected by bacterial,  mycobacterial, fungal infections
  • have skin areas affected by viral infections such as vaccinia, herpes simplex, tuberculosis, acne and rosacea
  • have ulcerated lesions
  • have glaucoma (eye disorder)

Before applying DESOSOFT CREAM, inform your doctor if you have:

  • concomitant skin infections (infections caused by parasites)

Use in pediatrics:

DESOSOFT CREAM is not recommended for use in children (less than 2 years of age). Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before applying DESOSOFT CREAM.

Use in geriatrics:

DESOSOFT CREAM should be used with caution in elderly patients (above 65 years of age). Consult your doctor before applying DESOSOFT CREAM.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before applying DESOSOFT CREAM, inform your doctor, if you are taking or using prescription, non-prescription and herbal medicines.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally uses too much DESOSOFT CREAM, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.  

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Desonide
Pharmacological Category :   Topical Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses (skin disorder characterized by itchy scalp and red skin)
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Lotion, Gel

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep the medicine out of reach in children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT DESOSOFT CREAM

What DESOSOFT CREAM is used for?

DESOSOFT CREAM is used to relieve inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatosis.

How DESOSOFT CREAM is applied on the affected site?

Apply DESOSOFT CREAM as directed by your doctor. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after use to ensure hygiene is maintained. Your doctor will decide the duration of treatment depending on the severity of the condition.

What are the side effects of DESOSOFT CREAM?

The most common side effects of applying DESOSOFT CREAM are application site burning and irritation, headache, high blood pressure, and red skin. Contact your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

Is DESOSOFT CREAM safe to use in children?

DESOSOFT CREAM is not recommended for use in children (less than 2 years of age) and is advised to be used with caution in children (above 2 years) and adolescents (less than 18 years) after consult your doctor before applying DESOSOFT CREAM who might check for any occurrence of side effects.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 895.

2. Wake Forest University. Efficacy of Desonide (Desonatetm) Gel 0.05% in Younger and Older Subjects with Atopic Dermatitis. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in September 2018] [Accessed on 6th May 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00690833

3. Sarah Gabros; Trevor A. Nessel; Patrick M. Zito. Topical Corticosteroids. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. StatPearls. November 2021 [Accessed on 6th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK532940/

4. Galderma Australia Pty Ltd. DESOWEN. [Revised in August 2018] [Accessed on 6th May 2022] https://www.galderma.com/au/sites/default/files/inline-files/Desowen%20PI_7%20Aug%202018_0.pdf

5. Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. U.S. Food & Drug Administration. [Revised in April 2013] [Accessed on 6th May 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2013/021978s010lbl.pdf

6. Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. U.S. Food & Drug Administration. [Revised in July 2014] [Accessed on 6th May 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2014/021844s008lbl.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    DESONIDE 0.05%
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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Desosoft Cream 10gm

Desosoft Cream 10gm Mkt: Klm Laboratories Pvt Ltd

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