Disease Information for Desoximetasone (Topicort) ointment/cream application

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Iatrogenic corticosteroid/treatment/effects
Subcutaneous/skin atrophy from steroid creams
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-Dermatosis corticosteroid responsive
DRUG/Cortisone/Corticosteroid drug (ex)
DRUG/Dermatology use
DRUG/External application only/drug/unction (ex).
DRUG/Higher potency corticosteroid ointment cream
DRUG/Topical medication (example)
DRUG/Unctions/applied externally (category)
DRUG/Unction/ointment/gel dermatologic application
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
17 Desoxymethasone, 9 Fluoro 11 beta,21 dihydroxy 16 alpha methylpregna 1,4 diene 3,20 dione, Deoxydexamethasone, DESOXIMETASONE, Desoximetasone (product), Desoximetasone (substance), DESOXIMETASONE PREPARATION, Desoxymetasone, Desoxymethasone, Pregna 1,4 diene 3,20 dione 9 fluoro 11,21 dihydroxy 16 methyl (11beta,16alpha), Brand name/Topicort (Desoximetasone) ointment, Britain-BNF/Desoximetasone (Desoxymethasone)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
Definition

Topical steroid drug;synthetic corticoid cream and ointment;classed as high potency

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