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Desonide vs. Ketoconazole for Itching

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Desonide

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/ 2,113 posts
Other Names: Desowen

Ketoconazole

Rx
/ 10,582 posts
Other Names: Nizoral   Extina   Nizoral A-D   Xolegel
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 2,113 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 10,582 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Desonide is the generic name of a low potency topical corticosteroid that has been available since the 1970s. It is primarily used to treat atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and contact dermatitis in both adults and children. ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By n781lc
March 9, 2014
n781lc wrote
Rosacea: Desonide and Metrogel
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February 15, 2014
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acne vulgaris, eczema
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What patients are saying about Desonide vs. Ketoconazole

48 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
rx ketoconazole shampoo and dermasmoothe has always worked...
...The derm prescribed Maddie desonide lotion because ...I still think I prefer the dermasmoothe oil though. The combo of the rx ketoconazole shampoo and dermasmoothe has always worked the best o...
I just stopped using the desonide cream and now my face...
...I just stopped using the desonide cream and now my face is getting a bunch ...know what to do anymore, can I still use the Ketoconazole cream? Like maybe for a month or two everyday?...
Ketoconazole for about 3 years and it works really well...
...for about 3 years and it works really well, but my doctor suggests that the ketoconazole isnt really fixing the eczema but it is just hiding it. So today he gave me a prescription for...
control the seb derm. I should add that it didn't work...
...would apply the desonide first and then wait ...bad flares. Otherwise the ketoconazole should, or at least does for some people, control the seb derm. I should add that it didn't work well for...
feeds on sugar. Give the Desonide another shot. Are his...
...3 YO son is on his 4th week of a yeast treatment, Ketoconazole is the antifungal being used.  I can tell you that the eczema got much worse ...feeds on sugar. Give the Desonide another shot. ...
the one who prescribed the desonide /ketoconazole cream and...
...did see a dermatologist.  He was the one who prescribed the desonide /ketoconazole cream and he also gave me TheraSeal skin protectant lotion.  So...
have used Ketoconazole for the whole time. This keeps it at...
...the oiliness go away? Did you apply the desonide all over your face as you did with the Butenafine? Did you also have ...ago, and I have used Ketoconazole for the whole time. This keeps it at ba...
I had been using ketoconazole and desonide lotion, but...
...and she said I had rosacea. I have done a ...my scalp. I had been using ketoconazole and desonide lotion, but after a while ...a bit. I have had a lot of episodes of hair loss and dark spots ...
on my cheeks? I'm feeling terrible, and depressed...
...only have desonide lotion ...has 1% ketoconazole...Until I see the doc, would that be worth to apply a little bit of shampoo on my cheeks? I'm feeling terrible, and depressed...I need to...
prescribed Desonide 0.05% for my facial flaking...
My dermatologist prescribed Desonide 0.05% for my facial flaking and ketoconazole 2% shampoo for my blistering flaking scalp.  They work.  I just have to use them...
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