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desonide

 [des´o-nīd]
a synthetic corticosteroid used as a topical antiinflammatory agent in the treatment of steroid-responsive dermatoses.
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desonide

(dĕs′ə-nīd′)
n.
A topical corticosteroid, C24H32O6, used to treat inflammatory disorders of the skin.
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In the present work desonide-loaded nanocapsules were developed using Eudragit L100 described as copolymer 1 : 1 and Eudragit S100 copolymer 1 : 2 and, desonide-loaded lipid-core nanocapsules, in order to assess the influence of the polymeric wall on the encapsulation efficiency of desonide, measurements of size, polydispersity, zeta potential, and pH analysis.
Clobetasol is a potent steroid, triamcinolone 0.1% is midstrength, and desonide is lower potency.
Three products have received Food and Drug Administration approval for use in patients as young as 3 months of age: desonide nonethanolic foam (Verdeso, Stiefel Laboratories Inc.); desonide aqueous gel (Desonate, SkinMedica Inc.); and fluocinolone acetonide oil (Derma-Smoothe, Hill Dermaceuticals Inc.).
He's been using applying desonide daily for 6 years.
Low Potency Alclometasone dipropionate Desonide Fluocinolone acetonide VII.
As the condition is, by definition, a nonmicrobial folliculitis, the most effective therapy tends to be with a low- or midpotency topical corticosteroid, such as triamcinolone or desonide. A benzoyl peroxide wash can also be effective.
As the condition is, by definition, a nonmicrobial folliculitis, the most effective therapy tends to be with mid- to low-potency topical steroids such as triamcinolone or desonide. Additionally, benzoyl peroxide wash can be effective.
Some of the newest and best-known Stiefel brands are Duac topical gel (clindamycin, 1% benzoyl peroxide, 5%) available in the Duac Care System; Evoclin (clindamycin phosphate) foam, 1%; Luxiq (betamethasone valerate) foam, 0.12%; MimyX cream; Olux (clobetasol propionate) foam, 0.05%, and Ohix-E (clobetasol propionate) foam, 0.05%, also available in the Olux/Olux-E complete pack; Soriatane (acitretin) capsules, available in the Soriatane CK convenience kit; Verdeso (desonide) foam, 0.05%; Brevoxyl-4 creamy wash (benzoyl peroxide 4%) and Brevoxyl-8 creamy wash (benzoyl peroxide 8%), packaged in the Brevoxyl acne wash kit; Extina (ketoconazole) foam, 2%; Oilatum cleansing bar; Physiogel cream; Stieprox (ciclopirox olamine) shampoo; Revaleskin skin care products; and Sarna lotion.
Three products have received Food and Drug Administration approval for use in patients aged as young as 3 months: desonide nonethanolic foam (Verdeso, Stiefel Laboratories Inc.); desonide aqueous gel (Desonate, Skin-Medica Inc.); and fluocinolone acetonide oil (Derma-Smoothe, Hill Dermaceuticals Inc.).
Topical steroids that are free of problem preservatives and propylene glycol include desonide ointment, hydrocortisone-17-butyrate lipid cream, clocortolone cream, triamcinolone spray, and--in the high-potency range--halcinonide ointment, amcinonide cream, fluocinonide oil, and clobetasol spray, he noted.
It had not responded to hydrocortisone 2.5% cream and desonide 0.05% cream when she applied it twice daily, nor had it responded to an intralesional injection of 2 cc of 2.5 mg/cc triamcinolone acetonide.
PHILADELPHIA -- Desonide emulsion foam significantly reduced pruritus among pediatric patients with moderate atopic dermatitis compared with the vehicle alone, based on the results of a randomized phase Ill study of more than 500 children and adolescents.