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What should I know about desoximetasone before using it?

Before using desoximetasone, you need to know how to use the medicine in order to prevent complications. Desoximetasone is a prescription corticosteroid topical and should be used only for the conditions for which your doctor has prescribed it. Any other use could be dangerous. You should not apply it to an area of your skin other than the affected or problematic area that your doctor has told you to treat. In addition, you should know that, unless your doctor tells you otherwise, you should not cover the treated area with a bandage or tight diaper. If you get desoximetasone in your eyes, make sure you rinse right away. Finally, you should know that while desoximetasone does not cause many side effects, it can cause some. For this reason, it is important to keep all your scheduled doctor's appointments while you are on the medication.

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