Category: Drugs Psoriasis: Topical
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Topicort® (desoximetasone) Pregnancy C Generic Pediatric

How Supplied:

LP 0.05% cream, 5 g, 15 g, and 60 g; 0.25% cream, 5 g, 15 g, 60 g, and 100 g; 0.05% gel, 5 g, 15 g, and 60 g; 0.05% ointment, 5 g, 15 g, and 60 g

Indications and Usage:

Topicort is intended for the treatment of the inflammatory and pruritic symptoms of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Side Effects and Contraindications:

Side effects may include burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infections, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria. Rarely, systemic absorption of topical corticosteroids has produced reversible adrenal suppression, manifestations of Cushing’s syndrome, and diabetes mellitus.