Verdeso skin foam is a type of steroid prescribed to treat atopic dermatitis in adults and children as young as three months old. It works by reducing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system. Verdeso has the active ingredient of Desonide foam is a prescription skin medication. It is approved for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis in people age three months and older.

It belongs to a group of drugs known as topical steroids. This alcohol-free foam is designed to be moisturizing and no stinging without leaving a sticky residue. Brand-name Verdeso is made by Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. As a type of steroid, it works by reducing inflammation and itching, as well as suppressing an overactive immune system. The other possible uses of Verdeso may include treating psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and poison ivy. Verdeso is actually available in foam but which is also available as a gel, cream, ointment, and lotion.

How to Use Verdeso Foam

  • This medication is usually applied to the affected area(s) of the skin twice a day.
  • Apply Verdeso sparingly and gently rub it into the skin. It is suggested to apply only a thin film is necessary.
  • Do not cover the medication with a dressing or bandage, unless your healthcare provider specifically recommends that you do so.
  • Make sure to turn the canister upside down when dispensing the foam. Keeping it upright will result in loss of the propellant, perhaps causing the foam to "run out" more quickly.
  • If applying Verdeso to your face, first dispense the foam into your hands, then apply and rub it into the skin. For other areas of the body, you may dispense the foam directly onto the affected area if desired.

Cautions before Use Verdeso Foam

  • Verdeso is a steroid and can cause serious side effects, such as Cushing’s syndrome or diabetes. Although this is more likely to occur with oral or inject able steroids, it is still possible with topical steroids, including Verdeso.
  • Verdeso can cause high blood sugar levels
  • Verdeso can suppress the body’s ability to make natural steroids. This typically happens when large doses are used over a long period, which is not recommended.
  • If you develop a skin infection while using Verdeso, you will need to be treated with appropriate antibiotics or antifungal medications.
  • Verdeso can cause fat deposit in the body.
  • Verdeso cannot be used in pregnancy and in breastfeeding phase.

Verdeso Foam Side Effects

The side effects, which may occur due to usage with Verdeso, are as follows:

  • Asthma
  • Irritability
  • A sore throat
  • Weakening and thinning of the skin
  • Stretch marks
  • Spider veins
  • Pigment changes
  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Cough
  • Burning at the application site
  • Viral infections
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Headache

Verdeso Foam Reactions and Overdose

Combining some medications can lead to drug interactions, as Verdeso can decrease the effectiveness of corticorelin or aldesleukin.

Overdose affects of Verdeso foam can cause adverse affects. However, an overdose is more likely to occur when large doses are used for extended periods. Using high doses of steroids, including Verdeso, may lead to problems such as Cushing’s syndrome, which can cause a rounded face, unusual body fat distribution, and high blood sugar levels.


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