Avoid use of occlusive dressings. Topical spray is flammable, avoid exposure to heat and flame or smoking during or immediately after application.
Monitor for hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression through ACTH stimulation or urinary free cortisol test.
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.
Description: Desoximetasone is a topical corticosteroid that induces phospholipase A2 inhibitory proteins (lipocortins) and sequentially inhibits the release of arachidonic acid hence depresses the formation, release, and activity of endogenous chemical mediators such as kinins, histamine, liposomal enzymes, and prostaglandins. Pharmacokinetics: Absorption: Absorbed through normal skin; increased percutaneous absorption in traumatised or inflamed skin. Metabolism: Metabolised in the liver. Excretion: Via urine and faeces.
Store between 20-25°C. Spray: Protect from heat or flame.
D07AC03 - desoximetasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
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