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Eczema is a form of dermatitis, or inflammation of the epidermis (skin) (the outer layer of the skin). In England, an estimated 5.7 m...
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Desonide vs Fluocinonide

Desonide
VS.
Fluocinonide
Other name: Desowen Desowen
Other name: Lidex Lidex
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Eczema
2.4
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Eczema
2.2
Concern level
2.8
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Method of use:
Foam, Gel, Ointment
Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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Rx
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. ...
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Fluocinonide (Fluonex, Lidex, Lidex-E, Lonide, Lyderm, and Vanos) is a potent glucocorticoid steroid used topical as anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of skin disorders such as eczema and seborrhoeic dermatitis...
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Folliculitis
2
Withdrawal
1
Weepy
1
Skin Cancer
1
Addiction
1
Tinea
1
Candida
1
Skin Atrophy
1
Fever
1
Hyperpigmentation
1
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Hair Loss
9
Fungal Infection
9
Blisters
6
Hives
5
Peeling
5
Burning
5
Folliculitis
3
Trauma
3
Tinea
2
Nausea
2
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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. ...
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About Fluocinonide
Fluocinonide (Fluonex, Lidex, Lidex-E, Lonide, Lyderm, and Vanos) is a potent glucocorticoid steroid used topical as anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of skin disorders such as eczema and seborrhoeic dermatitis...
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I also use Fluocinonide but my dermatologist advised...
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" @ Jessica, I also use Fluocinonide but my dermatologist advised ...too strong, instead I use... "

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solution that seems to be keeping things under control...
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" For my scalp, I got a prescription of Fluocinonide solution that seems to be keeping things under control. I've had the rare ...less potent corticosteroids such as desonide. I hope... "

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our derm before using the Fluocinonide in your groin area
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" ...jenn77lee ** I also use Fluocinonide 0.05%, but only on my ...groin, breasts, etc.) and prescribed me Desonide 0.05% for those sensative ...to your derm before using the Fluocinonide in your groin... "

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it worse. I use fluocinonide acetate for total body; not...
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" ...inverse, be sure that it's really inverse and not a yeast infection, because putting a topical ...make it worse. I use fluocinonide acetate for total body; not ...I can remember. I use Desonide on my face... "

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worse. I use fluocinonide acetate for total body; not su...
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" ...inverse, be sure that it's really inverse and not a yeast infection, because putting a topical ...make it worse. I use fluocinonide acetate for total body; not ...I can remember. I use Desonide on my face... "

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urrently, I use desonide and nizoral with fluocinonide f...
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" ...derm. in the area. If you have any suggestions I would appreciate them greatly. Currently, I use desonide and nizoral with fluocinonide for my ears. Any thoughts on better regimens for the... "

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rently, I use desonide and nizoral with fluocinonide for...
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" ...derm. in the area. If you have any suggestions I would appreciate them greatly. Currently, I use desonide and nizoral with fluocinonide for my ears. Any thoughts on better regimens for the... "

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personally been using Desonide Cream O.O5% and Fluocinonide...
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" ...about the longterm use of prescription creams for Psoriasis. I have personally been using Desonide Cream O.O5% and Fluocinonide Cream USP, O.O5% every day for quite some time.... "

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rsonally been using Desonide Cream O.O5% and Fluocinonide Cr...
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" ...about the longterm use of prescription creams for Psoriasis. I have personally been using Desonide Cream O.O5% and Fluocinonide Cream USP, O.O5% every day for quite some time.... "

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/30% better.I used fluocinonide and desonide for 3 year...
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" ...and extreme all day itchiness that often goes on for hours at a time. Antihistamines occasionally work, but not really. Unlike other people with debilitating illnesses we can actually look forward to... "

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