Desonate is contraindicated in those with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation. Topical corticosteroids can produce reversible hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome and unmask latent diabetes. Systemic absorption may require evaluation for HPA axis suppression. Modify use should HPA axis suppression develop. Potent corticosteroids, use on large areas, prolonged use or occlusive use may increase systemic absorption. Continue reading below
Atopic dermatitis (often referred to as "eczema") is a skin condition characterized by dryness, rash and itching. This website discusses mild to moderate atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema.