TRIDESILON Rx

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TRIDESILON

Topical steroids
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Desonide 0.05%; crm.

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Indications for TRIDESILON:

Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Adult:

Apply thin film 2–4 times daily. Do not occlude. Reevaluate if no improvement after 2 weeks.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Treat infection if present or develop; discontinue until infection controlled. Systemic absorption increased by altered skin barrier, inflamed skin, prolonged use, application to large surface area, or use of occlusive dressings. Discontinue or reduce dose or potency if HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, glucosuria, or irritation occurs. Do not use near eyes, or if hypersensitivity to corticosteroid, or pre-existing skin atrophy. Allergic contact dermatitis. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Pruritus, pain, folliculitis, rash, peripheral edema, pustular rash, sweating, erythema, irritation, burning, hypergylcemia, liver function abnormality; HPA axis suppression (esp. in children).

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Crm—60g