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What are the side effects for desonide (DesOwen, Verdesco, LoKara)?

The topical corticosteroid desonide (DesOwen, Verdesco, LoKara) may have some serious side effects. Call your doctor right away if any of these side effects occur:
  • Redness, swelling, oozing pus or any other sign of skin infection where you have used the medication
  • Severe skin rash, burning, irritation, peeling, dryness, stinging or redness

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