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Verdeso foam

Generic name: desonide topical (desoh-nide)

Brand names: verdeso
drug class: topical steroids

What is Verdeso?

Verdeso is a corticosteroid. It stops the body from releasing substances that can cause inflammation.verdeso is an atopic dermatitis treatment used to treat mild-to-moderate cases in children aged 3 months and older.

Verdeso should only be applied for as long as necessary to get the results you want. The treatment should not last more than 4 weeks.verdeso may be safe to use on children under 3 months of age.


Verdeso should be used exactly according to the instructions on the packaging or prescribed by your physician. Verdeso should not be used in excess or for longer than prescribed. The skin can absorb topical steroids, which could cause side effects in other parts of the body.

Cover treated areas of skin with bandages or any other type of covering only if your doctor says so. When treating the baby's diaper, avoid using tight-fitting or plastic diapers. Verdeso may cause unwanted side effects if you cover the treated skin. Please follow your doctor's advice. This medicine should not be given to children without the advice of a physician. Topical steroids are more readily absorbed by children through their skin. Long-term use of steroid creams in children can cause side effects or growth delays. If you feel your child's growth isn't normal, talk to your doctor.if your skin condition doesn't improve within 2 weeks, contact your doctor.

Before you take this drug

Verdeso foam should not be used if you have an allergy to desonide.

Tell your doctor about any of the following to ensure verdeso will be safe for you:

  • Any type of skin infection
  • Diabetes
  • A skin reaction after taking a steroid medication

This medicine is unknown to cause harm to an unborn child. Inform your doctor that you are expecting.breastfeeding may be unsafe while taking this medication. You should consult your doctor if you are concerned about any risks. Avoid areas where the mouth of your baby may be in contact with verdeso foam if you are applying verdeso to your chest.

This medicine should not be given 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.

Similar/related drugs

Cosentyx, taltz, trianex, sernivo, kenalog, impoyz, and halog

How to take Verdeso foam?

Verdeso is typically applied two times daily. Read all the instructions on the prescription label.take it only by mouth. Topical medicines are only to be used on the skin. If this medication gets into your mouth or eyes, rinse with water.verdeso foam should be washed off your hands unless it is being used to treat your skin.

Rub a thin layer on the affected skin. You should not use this medication to cover a wide area of the skin unless you have been told by your doctor.

Cover the area of skin that has been treated only if your doctor says so. The amount of medicine that is absorbed by your skin can be increased if you cover the treated area. This may have harmful side effects.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 symptoms have been controlled, you should discontinue using the medication.if your symptoms don't improve or worsen, call your doctor.keep the bottle or tube at a temperature that is not too hot and away from heat and moisture. When not in use, keep the tube or bottle tightly closed.

Details on dosage

Usual adult dose for dermatitis:

Rub a thin layer of foam twice daily on the affected area.
Duration of treatment: 4 weeks
when control has been achieved, treatment should cease.
If no improvement has been observed after four weeks, it may be necessary to reassess the diagnosis.
This topical medication should not be combined with occlusive dressings.

The usual pediatric dose for atopic dermatitis ()

Three months and older
rub in a thin layer twice daily.
Duration of treatment: 4 weeks
when control has been achieved, treatment should cease.
If no improvement has been observed after four weeks, it may be necessary to reassess the diagnosis.
This topical medication should not be combined with occlusive dressings.
Use: treat mild to moderate atopic skin conditions.

What happens if i miss the dose?

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

What happens if i overdose?

If anyone accidentally swallows the medicine, seek emergency medical care or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Verdeso foam is not recommended for use in high doses. It can cause thinning of the skin and bruising.

Avoid this

Do not get this medication in your nose, eyes, or mouth.

Verdeso foam should not be used to treat skin conditions that have not been examined by your physician.

Side effects of Verdeso foam

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergy to verdeso, seek immediate medical attention: itching, difficulty breathing, swelling in your lips, face, throat, tongue, or mouth

If you experience:

  • Skin conditions are worsening;
  • Redness, heat, swelling, oozing, or severe irritation on any skin treated
  • Blurred vision, pain in the eyes, or halos around lights
  • High blood sugar: increased thirst, increased urine, dry mouth, and fruity breath smell;
  • Signs that you may be absorbing the medicine through your skin include: weight gain, especially in areas such as your face, upper back, and torso; slow wound healing or skin discoloration; body hair growth; weakness of muscles; nausea or diarrhea. Other symptoms are fatigue, changes in mood, changes to the menstrual cycle, or sexual changes.

Children's growth can be affected by steroid medication. If your child's growth isn't normal while taking this medication, tell your doctor.

Verdeso may cause side effects such as:

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

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. Report side effects by calling the fda at 1-800-fda-1088.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs that you take are unlikely to affect the medicine applied to your skin. Many drugs interact. Inform your health care providers of all the medicines that you take, including prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbs.