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Desonide (Desonide Topical) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions

 
 



ADVERSE REACTIONS

In controlled clinical trials, the total incidence of adverse reactions associated with the use of Desonide Ointment, 0.05% was approximately 6%. These adverse reactions were erythema, induration, pruritus, irritation, oiliness, and peripheral edema.

The following additional local adverse reactions have been reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids, and they may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings and higher potency corticosteroids. These reactions are listed in approximate decreasing order of occurrence: dryness, folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria, burning and hypopigmentation.



REPORTS OF SUSPECTED DESONIDE SIDE EFFECTS / ADVERSE REACTIONS

Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Desonide. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Desonide side effects / adverse reactions in 11 month old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Canada on 2012-04-09

Patient: 11 month old female weighing 7.0 kg (15.4 pounds)

Reactions: Hypercorticoidism, Hypothalamo-Pituitary Disorder, Blood Cortisol Decreased, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Growth Retardation, Cushing's Syndrome, Echocardiogram Abnormal, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abnormal, Coarctation of THE Aorta

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Suspect drug(s):
Anusol HC
    Dosage: 1 dfl qid; rtl
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2006-03-28

Desonide
    Dosage: 1 df; bid; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-01-10

Desonide
    Dosage: 1 df; bid; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-08-21
    End date: 2006-08-31

Desonide
    Dosage: 1 df; bid; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-04-16

Clobetasol Propionate
    Dosage: 1 df; bid; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2005-02-25

Betamethasone Dipropionate
    Dosage: 1 df; bid, top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-08-21
    End date: 2006-08-24

Betamethasone Valerate
    Dosage: 1 df; bid; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-08-23
    End date: 2006-08-31

Elocon
    Dosage: 1 df; qd; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-08-01

Hydrocortisone
    Dosage: 1 df; tid; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-05-22

Mometasone Furoate
    Dosage: 1 df; bid; top, 1 df; qid; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-08-24
    End date: 2006-08-31

Hydrocortisone
    Dosage: 1 df; bid
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-05-14

Hydrocortisone Valerate
    Dosage: 1 df; bid; top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema Infantile
    Start date: 2006-01-10

Other drugs received by patient: Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer SPF 15; Neocate; Cephalexin; Diphenhydramine HCL; Fusidic Acid; Eucerin Urea 10%; Tacrolimus; Zinc Sulphate; Hydroxyzine; Clotrimazole; Cloxacillin Sodium; Doxepin Hydrochloride; Ketotifen Fumarate



Possible Desonide side effects / adverse reactions in 40 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-01

Patient: 40 year old female weighing 68.0 kg (149.7 pounds)

Reactions: Eczema, Withdrawal Syndrome, DRY Eye, Drug Dependence, Feeling Abnormal, Suicidal Ideation

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Suspect drug(s):
Triamcinolone
    Dosage: wherever you needed on body 2-4 times a day top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema
    Start date: 2010-08-16
    End date: 2012-01-15

Desonide
    Dosage: wherever needed on face 2-4 times day top
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Eczema
    Start date: 2010-09-22
    End date: 2012-01-15



Possible Desonide side effects / adverse reactions in 6 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-06-27

Patient: 6 year old female

Reactions: Dermatitis Atopic, Blepharitis, Influenza

Suspect drug(s):
Elidel
    Dosage: (15 g bid topical)
    Administration route: Topical
    Indication: Dermatitis Atopic
    Start date: 2010-01-01

Desonide
    Dosage: (1 df bid)
    Indication: Dermatitis Atopic



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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2011-12-19

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