Topical steroids:

Indications for: DESOWEN

Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Adult Dosage:

Apply a thin film to affected areas 2–3 times daily; discontinue when control is achieved. Do not occlude.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

DESOWEN Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid use near eyes, on face, groin, or axillae. Do not use for diaper dermatitis or on pre-existing skin atrophy. Risk of HPA axis suppression with high-potency steroids, prolonged use, application to large surface area, use of occlusive dressings, altered skin barrier, liver failure, young age; discontinue gradually, or reduce dose or potency if occurs. Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Adverse Reactions:

Burning, stinging, irritation, contact dermatitis, condition worsened, skin peeling, itching, intense transient erythema, dryness/scaliness; HPA axis suppression (esp. in children).

How Supplied: