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Desoft Cream 10gm

10g Cream in Tube
MRP 115.00*
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Desoft 0.05 % Description

Desoft Cream helps to relieve the redness, itching, swelling caused due to the inflammatory reaction at the affected part of the body. It contains desonide as its active ingredient. It is not recomme

nded for children below 18 years of age as excessive use of this Cream may lead to decreased and abnormal growth in children. This Cream is recommended for external use only and for a span of short duration as recommended by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are diabetic as this Cream affects your blood sugar levels. Long term use may lead to a condition of excessive cortisol in the body with undesirable reactions like swelling on the face, thinning of the skin, weakness, etc. Inform your doctor about all your medical conditions and medication before starting treatment with this Cream, avoid self-medication.


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ContainsDesonide(0.05 %)
UsesSkin inflammation and itching
Side effectsStinging, burning, irritation, peeling, dryness, itching sensation on the skin
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Uses of Desoft 0.05 %

It provides symptomatic relief in certain skin conditions like scaly rashes (eczema) or other condition characterised by red, scaly patches form on some areas of the body (psoriasis) and general skin ...
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Contraindications of Desoft 0.05 %

If you are allergic to desonide or any other component of Desoft Cream.

Side effects of Desoft 0.05 %

  • Stinging, burning, irritation, peeling, dryness and itching sensation on the skin
  • Redness of the skin
  • Acne and/or tiny red bumps or rash around the mouth
  • Small white or red bumps on the skin
  • Skin discolouration

Precautions and Warnings of Desoft 0.05 %



Can I use Desoft Cream during pregnancy?
This medicine Desoft Cream is not advised to be used during pregnancy as it may have potential harmful effects on the developing foetus.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Desoft Cream while breastfeeding?
  • It is safe to use Desoft Cream locally during breastfeeding but in smaller quantities and for the exact duration of time.
  • You should take care that the newborn does not come directly in contact with the area in which Cream is applied as it has undesirable effects on the newborn.
  • It should not be applied to the breast of breastfeeding mothers as it might enter the newborn's body during feeding. Consult your doctor before using it.


Can I drive if I have used Desoft Cream?
It is safe to drive while applying this medicine, as this medicine is to be applied locally, it has shown no interference with the ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol while using Desoft Cream?
Alcohol is not seen to be interfering with the action of this medicine. However, it is important to talk to your doctor before consuming alcohol while applying this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant or are planning for a pregnancy.
  • You are breastfeeding/lactating.
  • You are planning for any surgery.
  • You are allergic to any active or other ingredients in the Cream.
  • You are suffering from diabetes and are taking medicines for the same.
  • You have any kind of underlying medical condition like Liver related disease or high levels of the hormone cortisol, etc.
  • You notice the development of purple, red or brown skin blotches as prolonged use of this Cream can lead to a type of skin cancer known as Kaposi's sarcoma which shows the symptoms as mentioned.

Mode of Action of Desoft 0.05 %

How Does It Work?

Desonide, the active ingredient in Desoft Cream works by blocking the substances in the body that cause an inflammatory response, thereby relieving symptoms like redness, itching, swelling and irrita...
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Directions for Use of Desoft 0.05 %

  • Use Desoft Cream as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only, apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Desoft 0.05 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use with medicines used to treat high blood sugar levels (Diabetes) should be done under expert guidance with caution as the active ingredient desonide gets absorbed into the body it is kn...
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  • This medicine should be used with caution if you are on the following medication oral corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone), other topical corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone), drugs that suppress the ...
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  • Since this Cream is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
  • However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.

Storage and disposal of Desoft 0.05 %

Store Desoft Cream at room temperature (10-30°C) in a dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep the bottle or tube tightly closed when not in use. Keep it away from childre...
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Dosage of Desoft 0.05 %


  • High dose or long term use may make your skin thin, easy to bruise, hormonal changes like increased facial hair, acne, menstrual problems and loss of interest in sexual activity in some cases.
  • As this Cream is meant for external application cases of an overdose are unlikely.
  • However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied extra quantities of it wipe out the excess of the medicine with a tissue or cotton...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Desoft Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Desoft Cream be used for fungal infections?

A: Desoft Cream belongs to the class of Topical corticosteroids that is anti-inflammatory in nature which works to relieve pain, itching, redness, swelling occurring during various skin infections. While an antifungal agent is required to treat fungal infections. Consult your doctor before use. Avoid self-medication.

Q: Can Desoft Cream treat acne?

A: Desoft Cream is essentially used for relieving the inflammatory reaction causing redness, itching and swelling in skin infections. It may be used in combination with other anti-acne active ingredients mostly to tackle inflammation and redness. Singly, this Cream is known to flare up acne in some people.

Q: Can Desoft Cream treat ringworm infections?

A: Desoft Cream cannot be used to treat ringworm infections.

Q: Can Desoft be used for insect bites?

A: Desoft Cream may provide relief from the swelling, itching and redness caused after an insect bite, nevertheless please consult your doctor before administration. Avoid self-treatment.
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