desoximetasone


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desoximetasone

 [des-ok″se-met´a-sōn]
1. a steroid used topically to relieve inflammation and itching in corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
2. a synthetic corticosteroid used topically for the relief of inflammation and pruritus in corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

desoximetasone

(dĕs-ŏk′sē-mĕt′ə-sōn′)
n.
An anti-inflammatory corticosteroid containing fluorine and used in topical preparations.
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc., meanwhile, has introduced desoximetasone topical spray, 0.25%, indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in patients age 18 and older, into the U.S.
Four months after cessation of infliximab and 26 months following initial consultation, a twice-weekly 1 mg/kg subcutaneous etanercept and 0.05% topical desoximetasone regimen was initiated, leading to a dramatic improvement of symptoms within 1 month.
(1) Examples of topical steroids include betamethasone dipropionate, clobetasol propionate, desoximetasone, fluocinonide, fluticasone propionate cream, and hydrocortisone.
She was instructed to discontinue her current wound care treatment and only use a mild cleanser and topical Desoximetasone. In one week the erythema had decreased slightly, and scale and crust were seen.
Pharmaceutical company Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NYSE:TARO) announced on Friday the receipt of approval for its New Drug Application (NDA) Topicort (desoximetasone) Topical Spray, 0.25%.
High Potency Amcinonide Augmented betamethasone dipropionate Betamethasone dipropionate Desoximetasone Desoximetasone Diflorasone diacetate Fluocinonide Halcinonide Mometasone furoate Triamcinolone acetonide III-IV.
Group C, which almost never causes contact allergy, is a select group that comprises clocortolone pivalate, desoximetasone, and dexamethasone.
Although a 6-week trial of a topical steroid (triamcinalone 0.1% or desoximetasone 0.25% ointment twice daily) is commonly prescribed, it is rare for a patient to have a response sufficient to restore pain-free coitus.
Six-month controlled study of effect of desoximetasone and betamethasone 17-valerate on the pituitary-adrenal axis.
Eleven of the 21 had yeast by culture despite a lack of clinical evidence of yeast vaginitis, and all had failed treatment with 0.25% desoximetasone ointment applied twice daily for an average of 11 weeks.
Primary products include the prescription brands DYNACIN(R) (minocycline HCl), TRIAZ(R) (benzoyl peroxide), LUSTRA(R) (hydroquinone), LUSTRA-AF(R) (hydroquinone) with sunscreen, ALUSTRA(TM) (hydroquinone) with retinol, LOPROX(R) (ciclopirox), PLEXION(TM) (sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur), PLEXION-TS(TM) (sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur), OMNICEF(R) (cefdinir), OVIDE(R) (malathion), LIDEX(R) (fluocinonide), SYNALAR(R) (fluocinolone acetonide), TOPICORT(R) (desoximetasone) and A/T/S(R) (erythromycin); the over-the- counter brand ESOTERICA(R); and BUPHENYL(R) (sodium phenylbutyrate), a prescription product indicated in the treatment of Urea Cycle Disorder.
Wiseman instructed patients to apply a topical agent by massage to the tender points noted on physical examination, alternating 0.25% desoximetasone (Topicort) with one of two topical antibiotics, for at least six applications per day.