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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions
Topicort® (desoximetasone) Ointment 0.25% is not for ophthalmic use.
Keep out of reach of children.
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Topicort® (desoximetasone) Ointment 0.25% is indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
There is currently no drug history available for this drug.
Topicort® (desoximetasone) Ointment 0.25% contains the active synthetic corticosteroid desoximetasone. The topical corticosteroids constitute a class of primarily synthetic steroids used as anti-inflammatory and antipruritic agents.
Each gram of Topicort® Ointment 0.25% contains 2.5 mg of desoximetasone in an ointment base consisting of white petrolatum and fractionated coconut oil.
The chemical name of desoximetasone is Pregna-1, 4-diene-3, 20-dione, 9-fluoro-11, 21-dihydroxy-16-methyl-,(11β,16α)-.
Desoximetasone has the molecular formula C22H29FO4 and a molecular weight of 376.47. The CAS Registry Number is 382-67-2.
The structural formula is: