Can my child use desonide foam?

If your child is older than 3 months, he should be able to use desonide foam (brand name Verdeso), which treats skin inflammation and itching. You should first talk to your child's doctor about the potential for side effects. Because your child may absorb more of the foam through his skin than an adult may, follow directions carefully and do not use more than directed. Talk to your child's doctor about your child's condition, allergies and current medications to determine whether desonide foam is right for him.

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