DesOwen , also known as desonide, is a topical corticosteroid used to treat various skin problems including itchiness, redness, swelling and other discomforts. It stimulates production of certain substances in the skin to relieve the unpleasant symptoms.
DesOwen comes as an ointment, a cream or a lotion to be applied to the skin directly, two to three times per day, or as described by your doctor.
Some common side effects of DesOwen include peeling, burning, stinging, irritation or dryness of skin. Patients who use DesOwen may also experience oozing pus and other skin infections in and around the area the cream is applied.
DesOwen is sometimes used to treat other conditions, as suggested by your doctor.