Desonide vs Fluocinonide

Desonide
(Rx)
Fluocinonide
(Rx)
Desonide is a skin medication.
Fluocinonide is a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.0
Concern level
1.0
Approval Date
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January 4, 1972
June 26, 1984
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,694 Discussions
2,598 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Eczema
#2 for Itching
#3 for Rash
#4 for Psoriasis
#6 for Dermatitis
#8 for Skin Problems
#10 for Cancer
#11 for Dandruff
Desonide is prescribed for Eczema, Itching, Rash and Psoriasis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Rash
#2 for Itching
#3 for Eczema
#4 for Psoriasis
#5 for Dermatitis
#8 for Skin Problems
#9 for Dandruff
Fluocinonide is prescribed for Rash, Itching, Eczema, Psoriasis, Dermatitis and Contact Dermatitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Des
Folliculitis
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Addiction
3
Skin Cancer
3
Weeping
3
Tinea
3
Candida
2
Hyperpigmentation
1
Dry Lips
1
Fever
1
Flu
Tinea
5
Nausea
4
Skin Cancer
4
Fever
3
Weight Gain
2
Weeping
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Drowsiness
1
Tinea Versicolor
1
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Desonide
Des
Fluocinonide
Flu
Folliculitis
Des
Flu
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Des
Flu
3
1
Addiction
Des
Flu
3
0
Skin Cancer
Des
Flu
3
4
Weeping
Des
Flu
3
2
Tinea
Des
Flu
3
5
Candida
Des
Flu
2
0
Hyperpigmentation
Des
Flu
1
0
Dry Lips
Des
Flu
1
0
Fever
Des
Flu
1
3
Tinea
Flu
Des
5
3
Nausea
Flu
Des
4
0
Skin Cancer
Flu
Des
4
3
Fever
Flu
Des
3
1
Weight Gain
Flu
Des
2
0
Weeping
Flu
Des
2
3
High Blood Pressure
Flu
Des
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Flu
Des
1
3
Drowsiness
Flu
Des
1
0
Tinea Versicolor
Flu
Des
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Desonide during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Fluocinonide during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Foam, Gel, Ointment
Gel, Ointment
Dosages
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Cream: 0.05%
Foam: 0.05%
Gel: 0.05%
Lotion: 0.05%
Ointment: 0.05%
Cream: 0.05%, 0.1%
Gel: 0.05%
Ointment: 0.05%
Solution: 0.05%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Desonide
Fluocinonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Desonide and Fluocinonide: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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