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Brand names: DesOwen Ointment Kit. DesOwen Lotion Kit. DesOwen Lotion Kit.
Drug class: topical steroids

What is LoKara?

Desonide helps to reduce inflammation.LoKara is used for the treatment of inflammation and itching due to eczema or skin conditions that respond to steroid medications.LoKara can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of LoKara

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, or throat.

LoKara may cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Skin condition worsens;
  • Any skin that has been treated may experience redness, heat or swelling.
  • Blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around light
  • Dry mouth; fruity breath smell;
  • Possible signs of lokara absorption through the skin include: weight gain, especially in the face, upper back, and torso; slow wound healing or skin discoloration; increased body hair or muscle weakness; nausea or diarrhoea.

Steroids can have an impact on the growth of children. If your child's growth isn't normal while taking this medication, tell your doctor.

Lokara's side effects may include:

  • The skin may sting or burn after treatment.
  • Skin irritation is characterised by redness, itching, or hardening.
  • Dry, scaly, or oily skin
  • You may experience swelling in your hands or feet.
  • Acne, stretch marks,
  • Redness or crust around the hair follicles.

There may be other side effects.Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report adverse effects, you can contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Please read all the instructions on the label or package of your medication. Inform your healthcare provider about your medical conditions, your allergies, and the medicines you are using.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to desonide, then it is best not to use it.

Inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms:

  • Any type of skin infection
  • Diabetes
  • A skin reaction to any type of steroid medication.

LoKara is not known to harm an unborn child. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant.Breastfeeding may not be possible while taking this medication. You should ask your doctor if there are any risks. Avoid areas where the mouth of a baby may be in contact with desonide if you apply it to your chest.Do not administer this medicine to children without consulting a doctor. This medicine is only for adults over 18 years old.This medicine can cause side effects in children because they absorb more through their skin.

How to take LoKara?

Read all instructions or guides that come with your medication and follow all instructions on the label. Follow the directions on the label.Take it only by mouth. Topical medicines are only to be used on the skin. If this medicine accidentally gets into your eyes or mouth, rinse with water.Before each use, shake the lotion.After using desonide, wash your hands, unless the medicine is being used to treat your skin.Rub a thin layer on the affected area of skin. Do not apply the medicine to a large surface area unless you have been told by your doctor.Cover the treated area only if your doctor says so. Covering the treated area can increase how much medicine is absorbed by your skin and cause adverse effects.Use only loose-fitting or plastic diapers if you're treating the diaper area.The medicine should only be used for a short time (between 2 and 4 weeks). Dosage instructions should be followed very closely by your doctor.Once your skin symptoms have been controlled, you should stop taking the medication.If your symptoms don't improve or worsen, call your doctor.Store away from heat and moisture at room temperature. When not in use, keep the tube or bottle tightly closed.

What happens if I miss the dose?

If you are close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Never apply two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical care or call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222.LoKara may cause thinning of the skin, easy bleeding, changes in body weight (especially on your neck, face, back, and waist), acne, facial hair growth, menstrual issues, impotence, or a loss of interest in sexual activity.

What should be avoided?

Avoid getting LoKara into your eyes, nose, or mouth.LoKara should not be used to treat skin conditions that have not been examined by your doctor.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs that you take are unlikely to affect the medicine applied to your skin. Many drugs interact with each other. Inform your healthcare provider about the medicines you take, including prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.