|Generic DesOwen cream is for external use only; do not take by mouth.
Wash your hands before and after use. Apply a thin film to the affected area, from 2 to 4 times a day depending on the severity of the condition. Rub in the cream gently. Use your doses at regular intervals. Do not use Generic DesOwen more often than directed or for a longer period of time than ordered by your prescriber or health care professional. To do so may increase the chance of side effects.
Do not bandage or wrap the skin being treated unless directed to do so by your prescriber or health care professional. If your prescriber or health care professional has instructed you to use a dressing (covering) over Generic DesOwen, make sure you know how to apply it.
Do not get Generic DesOwen in your eyes. If you do, rinse it out with plenty of cool tap water.
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of Generic DesOwen in children. Special care may be needed.
If you miss a Generic DesOwen dose
If your doctor has ordered you to use Generic DesOwen on a regular schedule and you miss a dose, apply it as soon as possible. But if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose of Generic DesOwen and apply it at the next regularly scheduled time.
Generic DesOwen Overdose
Generic DesOwen in excess can lead to serious consequences.
Large doses of Generic DesOwen applied over a large area, and long-term use of these preparations, especially when the treated areas are covered, can cause increases in blood sugar or sugar in the urine, Cushing\'s syndrome (a condition characterized by a moon-shaped face, emotional disturbances, high blood pressure, weight gain, and, in women, growth of body hair), and effects on the adrenal gland, pituitary, and hypothalamus.
Generic DesOwen Storage instructions
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store Generic DesOwen away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze. Throw away any unused amount of Generic DesOwen after the expiration date.
Generic DesOwen Preparations:
Desonide Cream 0.05% - 10gm