How is desonide (DesOwen, Verdesco, LoKara) used?

The topical corticosteroid desonide (DesOwen, Verdesco, LoKara) is usually applied to affected skin two or three times daily. It works by decreasing inflammation, redness, swelling or itchiness, just like other corticosteroids such as hydrocortisone or triamcinolone. Desonide comes in different forms: a cream, lotion, ointment, gel and foam. Only a small film of the medication is needed, but you may see improvements in the first two weeks of treatment.

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