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How is desoximetasone (Topicort) used?

The topical corticosteroid desoximetasone (Topicort) is usually applied to affected skin two times daily. Only a small film of the medication is needed. Like other corticosteroids (hydrocortisone or triamcinolone), desoximetasone works by decreasing inflammation, redness, swelling or itchiness. It comes in an ointment, cream or gel.

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