What is it? 
This is a topical medication prescribed by a physician.  It is a strong corticosteroid. Desoximetasone reduces the swelling, itching and redness that can occur in certain types of skin conditions.

How can I avoid it? 
Skin contact with Desoximetasone is required for it to cause a rash. Discontinuation of exposure to products containing Desoximetasone should result in improvement and/or resolution of your dermatitis. By law, all products made in the US for topical use have the ingredients listed either on the product package or the box that contains it, so check the labeling of your skin care products for this ingredient. If there is no information ask your pharmacist or call the company directly. At work, request a material safety data sheet (MSDS) to help identify potential sources of exposure.

Uses: 
This topical medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). 

Other names for Desoximetasone:
  • Topicort 
  • Topicort LP
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Alclomethasone dipropionate
  • Beclomethasone dipropionate
  • Betamethasone
  • Betamethasone 17-valerate
  • Betamethasone dipropionate
  • Clobetasol propionate
  • Clobetasone butyrate
  • Cortivazol
  • Desoxymethasone
  • Dexamethasone
  • Dexamethasone acetate
  • Dexamethasone sodium phosphate
  • Diflorasone diacetate 
  • Flumethasone pivalate 
  • Fluocortin butyl
  • Fluocortolone
  • Fluocortolone caprylate
  • Fluocortolone pivalate
  • Fluprednidene acetate
  • Halomethasone
  • Meprednisone 
  • Fluticasone propionate
  • Mometasone furoate

How safe is it?

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