Desonide vs Ketoconazole

Desonide
(Rx)
Ketoconazole
Desonide is a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.0
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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January 4, 1972
June 15, 1999
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,693 Discussions
15,663 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 Itching
#2 for Dandruff
#5 for Rash
#8 for Jock Itch
Ketoconazole is approved for Itching, Dandruff, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Fungal Infection, Rash and Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Des
Folliculitis
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Addiction
1
Weeping
1
Skin Cancer
1
Tinea
1
Candida
1
Dry Lips
1
Hyperpigmentation
1
Staph Infection
1
Ket
Burning
1
Diabetes
1
Impotence
1
Liver Damage
1
Man Boobs
1
Nausea
1
Cushing's Syndrome
1
Telogen Effluvium
1
Liver Disease
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
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Desonide
Des
Ketoconazole
Ket
Folliculitis
Des
Ket
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Des
Ket
1
1
Addiction
Des
Ket
1
0
Weeping
Des
Ket
1
0
Skin Cancer
Des
Ket
1
0
Tinea
Des
Ket
1
0
Candida
Des
Ket
1
0
Dry Lips
Des
Ket
1
0
Hyperpigmentation
Des
Ket
1
0
Staph Infection
Des
Ket
1
0
Burning
Ket
Des
1
0
Diabetes
Ket
Des
1
0
Impotence
Ket
Des
1
0
Liver Damage
Ket
Des
1
0
Man Boobs
Ket
Des
1
0
Nausea
Ket
Des
1
0
Cushing's Syndrome
Ket
Des
1
0
Telogen Effluvium
Ket
Des
1
0
Liver Disease
Ket
Des
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ket
Des
1
1
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.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Ketoconazole and alcohol.
Method of use
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Foam, Gel, Ointment
Dosages
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Cream: 0.05%
Foam: 0.05%
Gel: 0.05%
Lotion: 0.05%
Ointment: 0.05%
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Prudence in patients with achlorhydra because drug requires gastric acid for dissolution.
Ingredients
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Desonide
Ketoconazole
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Desonide and Ketoconazole: 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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