What are the side effects of desonide cream, ointment, and lotion?

Mild side effects of desonide cream, ointment and lotion include: itchy, red and irritated skin, stretch marks, blisters and dry skin. Serious side effects of the medication include: vision problems, mood swings, insomnia, weight gain, muscle weakness and fatigue. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any serious side effects.

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