DESOXIMETASONE GEL USP, 0.05%
FOR TOPICAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR OPHTHALMIC USE.
Desoximetasone Gel USP, 0.05% contains the active synthetic corticosteroid desoximetasone. The topical corticosteroids constitute a class of primarily synthetic steroids used as anti-inflammatory and anti-pruritic agents.
Each gram of Desoximetasone Gel USP, 0.05% contains 0.5 mg desoximetasone in a gel consisting of purified water USP, docusate sodium USP, edetate disodium USP, isopropyl myristate NF, carbomer 940, trolamine NF, SD alcohol 40 (20% w/w).
The chemical name of desoximetasone is Pregna-1, 4-diene-3, 20-dione, 9-fluoro-11, 21-dihydroxy-16-methyl-, (11β, 16α)-.
Desoximetasone has the empirical formula C22H29FO4 and a molecular weight of 376.47.
The CAS Registry Number is 382-67-2.
The chemical structure is: