Desoximetasone


Generic Medicine Info
Special Precautions
Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Avoid use of occlusive dressings. Topical spray is flammable, avoid exposure to heat and flame or smoking during or immediately after application. Monitoring Parameters Monitor for hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression through ACTH stimulation or urinary free cortisol test.
Adverse Reactions
Atrophy, striae, telangiectasias, burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentations, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, miliaria. Reversible HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycaemia, unmasking of latent DM (from systemic absorption).
Drug Interactions
May diminish the antineoplastic effect of aldesleukin. May potentiate the hyperglycaemic effect of ceritinib. May diminish the therapeutic effect of corticorelin and hyaluronidase. May enhance the adverse/toxic effects of deferasirox.
ATC Classification
D07XC02 - desoximetasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids in other combinations. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
D07AC03 - desoximetasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
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