What are the side effects of Desonate (desonide)?

There are a variety of side effects of Desonate (desonide). Some side effects, such as feelings of burning, itching, stinging, irritation and dryness, and the appearance of redness, may happen when you first start using Desonate. If these side effects do not go away or get worse, check with your doctor. Serious side effects of Desonate are rare but include: developing stretch marks, skin thinning, skin discoloration, acne, hair growth and developing hair bumps. These should be reported to your doctor.

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