• Atopic dermatitis

Verdeso Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Desonide 0.05%; topical foam.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Foam—50g, 100g


Verdeso Indications


Mild to moderate atopic dermatitis.

Verdeso Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<3 months: not recommended. ≥3 months: apply thin layer to affected area twice daily; max 4 weeks therapy. Do not apply directly to face (use hands to apply). Occlude only if necessary.

Verdeso Contraindications


Do not use superpotent forms on face, groin, or axillae. Exclude viral disease (eg, chickenpox, measles).

Verdeso Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Verdeso Warnings/Precautions


Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Do not use near eyes, or on diaper dermatitis or pre-existing skin atrophy. Do not use fluorinated steroids longer than 1 week on the face. Avoid abrupt cessation in chronic use. Systemic absorption increased by broken or inflamed skin, prolonged use, application to large surface area, or use of occlusive dressings. Occlude only if necessary; do not occlude higher potency products. Monitor adrenal function in children if a high potency product or occlusion is used, and in adults if more than 50g weekly of a high potency product is used. Discontinue or reduce dose or potency if HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, glucosuria, or irritation occurs. Increased risk of cataracts, glaucoma. Use lowest effective dose and potency (esp. in children). Use caution if applying to face or body folds. Do not use continuously or for prophylaxis. Foams are flammable. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: avoid direct infant exposure.

Verdeso Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Verdeso Interactions

Verdeso Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Burning, stinging, pruritus, erythema, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria, secondary infections, hypopigmentation, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, dermal cracking and fissuring, telangiectasia, contact dermatitis, other local effects, immunosuppression, masks infections, HPA axis suppression (esp. in children).

Verdeso Clinical Trials

See Literature

Verdeso Note

Not Applicable

Verdeso Patient Counseling

See Literature