DesOwen Lotion (desonide) is a topical corticosteroid it works by reducing skin inflammation. DesOwen Lotion (desonide) is used to treat swelling, inflammation, and itching of skin suffering from conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, rashes, insect bites, poison ivy, allergies and other irritations. DesOwen Lotion (desonide) for the skin is available in different strengths and forms for example creams and ointments. The type of medication used depends on the location of your condition and the type of skin problem being treated. Creams are the most frequently used form. Lotions may be better suited to hairy areas. Ointments may be better suited for dry areas and when a stronger effect or skin protection is desired.
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Each gram of DesOwen Lotion (desonide) contains 0.5 mg of desonide in a base of cetyl alcohol, edetate sodium, glyceryl stearate SE, light mineral oil, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium lauryl sulfate, sorbitan monostearate, and stearyl alcohol. DesOwen Lotion (desonide) contains citric acid and/or sodium hydroxide for pH adjustment. Which may be important to know since this product comes in other forms, a cream and an ointment.
Directions for using DesOwen Lotion (desonide) are to clean and dry the affected area before applying. To apply, gently rub a small amount of the DesOwen Lotion (desonide) into the affected area and surrounding skin in a thin layer unless otherwise directed by your physician. How often the DesOwen Lotion (desonide) is applied and for how long depends on your condition and response to treatment. Covering the area being treated may increase the absorption of the DesOwen Lotion (desonide) through the skin. This may improve how well the DesOwen Lotion (desonide) works, but it may also increase the risk of side effects. Do not cover the area with plastic or waterproof bandages unless directed to do so by your doctor. Do not use plastic pants or tight-fitting diapers on children being treated with DesOwen Lotion (desonide) for the diaper area unless directed to do so by your doctor. DesOwen Lotion (desonide) is for use on the skin only. Avoid using DesOwen Lotion (desonide) around the eyes unless directed to do so by your doctor. Check the label closely and be sure to follow all directions. Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
If you miss a dose of DesOwen Lotion (desonide) use it as soon as
you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the
missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the
dose to catch up.
Some of the side effects of using DesOwen Lotion (desonide) may cause burning, stinging, itching, or redness when first applied to the skin. This should disappear in a few days as your body adjusts to the medication. Acne and excess hair growth may also occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor. Remember that your doctor has prescribed DesOwen Lotion (desonide) because the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Most people using this DesOwen Lotion (desonide) do not have serious side effects.