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What Is Desoximetasone Cream Used For
If I apply desoximetasone 0.25% cream over an open wound will that cause toxic symptoms since it can get into bloodstream?
No: Sepsis is spread of an infection throughout the body (could be through blood). It's highly unlikely that putting a steroid cream would cause the infection to worsen to the point of sepsis. However. The cream can prevent the normal phases of wound healing to occur and prolong the healing period. A wound can become worse and cause systemic illness if it is left untreated or improperly treated. ...Read more
I had a pacemaker installed and I was prescribed Desoximetasone Cream. Any ideas as to why or was this a mistake on the invoice?
Call the doctor: The only thing I can think of for using a topical steroid is to prevent scarring on the surgical wound in people prone to develop keloid. Nonetheless I applaud you for questioning the Rx. Contact the doctor who prescribed it to find out why since this appears to have nothing to do with your pacemaker. ...Read more
No!!!: Topical corticosteroids will suppress the immune response, and enhance the production of sebum. Systemically, this class of meds actually causes acne. The only barrier to your being treated effectively is a dysfunctional health care system. I start with cheap topical clindamycin; systemic tetracycline works for tougher cases; dermatologists must rx "the big guns" which are extremely good. ...Read more
Won't help much: If you are referring to sunburn, steroid creams don't help much as the damage is already done. Plus, this is a fairly strong steroid; you can't just put it anywhere! If you are referring to sun allergies such as polymorphic light eruption (pmle), steroid creams can help treat. If you mean solar urticaria (hives), creams don't work as well as antihistamines. For pmle or hives, see your doctor! ...Read more
Yes: It's ok to use it but remember it is a steroid cream. I wouldn't exceed twice a day for couple days. See your skin doctor if the rash persists or get worse. ...Read more
Is intertrigo likely to appear between breasts, on cleavage, is topicort cream safe for treating that red, itching, spreading rash? What else it could be
Rash: You could try medicine for fungus infection. This could be candida, yeast infection. Trying the creams women use for yeast infections or athlete's foot creams may help until you can get to see the doctor for a real diagnosis. If you have a yeast infection on the skin, the topicort may even make it worse. Try to keep the areas cool and dry. ...Read more
Was prescribed desoximetasone cream for dermatitis. I take toprol, (metoprolol) Synthroid & vtamin d daily. Is it ok to use this? & can I apply it 2 open wounds?
I have a 20 month old boy that has yeast infection/diaper rash will desoximetasone cream help it?
Need more info: What reason would you be using it for? If the use is appropriate, it can be used. ...Read more
Ointments may be: Ointments containing steroids by help manage the flare up in rosacea, but they are most definitely not a cure and should be used sparingly and cautiously under the guidance of a good dermatologist or plastic surgeon with a special interest in skin. Be well from the jersey shore, . ...Read more
Eczema: Topicort is a fairly potent topical corticosteroid which can be used in scalp eczema, with relative safety. ...Read more
Few competitors: Dexamethasone ointment has only a few suppliers and the total market is small. So the pharma manufacturers think they can jack up the price and get more for each prescription. And - they are right since there is little competition for this product. ...Read more
Cost of producing it: The price of medications, including this one, is set by the manufacturer based on costs related to developing, producing, and distributing the medication. Since this is generic, it is also influenced by the number of competing manufacturers in the market, in general, the more competitors, the lower the price. ...Read more
No but treating what: But you can discuss with your pharmacist about other over the counter products that are available in the corticosteroid family. You can discuss your options with your physician. It very much depends on what you are treating? Different rashes require different therapies. ...Read more
Yes OTC topical med: It depends what is being treated as itis used for a variety of topical rashes, your pharmacist can show what is availble otc, but the otc coticosteroids are not as potent (as strong). Your dermatologist can suggest a variety of alternatives, some of which are non-prescription meds. ...Read more
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