Can elderly people use desonide foam?

Elderly people should talk to their doctor before using desonide foam (brand name Verdeso), which treats skin inflammation and itching. Older adults may have heart, liver or kidney problems that can make them more sensitive to this medicine and more likely to experience side effects. They should talk to their doctor about their health, medical history and current medications to determine whether desonide foam is right for them.

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