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Decadron Warnings and Precautions - Diagnosing Atopic Dermatitis

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  • Decadron Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Decadron if you have a systemic fungal infection or a viral infection of the eye. This eMedTV article explores other important Decadron warnings and precautions, including what your doctor needs to know before you use this drug.
  • Decadrone
    Decadron is a steroid prescribed to treat a wide variety of conditions, such as respiratory disorders. This eMedTV page explains how Decadron works, covers some safety concerns, and lists side effects. Decadrone is a common misspelling of Decadron.
  • Decarbazine
    As this eMedTV article explains, people who have Hodgkin's disease or malignant melanoma may benefit from treatment with dacarbazine. This page describes dosing instructions and potential side effects. Decarbazine is a common misspelling of dacarbazine.
  • Decedron
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a doctor may prescribe Decadron to treat certain inflammatory conditions. This page also lists possible side effects and discusses the factors that may affect your dosage. Decedron is a common misspelling of Decadron.
  • Decodron
    This eMedTV resource offers an overview of Decadron, a prescription steroid used to reduce inflammation due to many conditions. This page also covers some general precautions and possible side effects. Decodron is a common misspelling of Decadron.
  • Denileukin Diffitox
    A healthcare provider may prescribe denileukin diftitox to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in adults. This eMedTV page describes how this drug works and lists potential side effects. Denileukin diffitox is a common misspelling of denileukin diftitox.
  • Denileukin Diftitox
    Denileukin diftitox is a medicine given to treat a cancer of the immune system that affects the skin. This eMedTV Web page explains how this chemotherapy drug works to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. It also describes side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Denileukin Diftitox Dosage
    This selection from the eMedTV library presents some information on how your dosage of denileukin diftitox is calculated and describes some of the steps of this chemotherapy regimen. This includes how often the drug is given and the duration of treatment.
  • Denileukin Diftitox Drug Information
    Adults with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma may receive denileukin diftitox, a drug used to kill cancer cells. This eMedTV article offers more information on denileukin diftitox, including how the drug works and safety issues. It also links to more details.
  • Denileukin Diftitox Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment explains, it is common for people to develop side effects during denileukin diftitox treatment. This article lists some of the most common problems that may occur, as well as potentially dangerous and life-threatening complications.
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
    Dermatitis herpetiformis is a skin rash that is linked to celiac disease. This segment of the eMedTV archives explains how a gluten-free diet can be useful in treating this condition and that not everyone with celiac disease develops it.
  • Dermatop
    Dermatop is used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions that cause itching and inflammation. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of this product, with information on how it works, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Dermatop and Breastfeeding
    In general, using Dermatop (prednicarbate) when breastfeeding is not likely to pose a problem. However, this eMedTV page explains that the risks are unknown with this specific drug, so it is best to discuss the issue with your doctor.
  • Dermatop and Pregnancy
    Women who use Dermatop (prednicarbate) during pregnancy will likely not have problems; however, as this eMedTV page explains, the possibility of problems cannot be ruled out. This page lists some concerns and discusses the results of animal studies.
  • Dermatop Dosage
    This eMedTV Web page explains that everyone uses the same Dermatop dose: a thin film applied twice a day. This article explains in more detail when and how to use this drug, with precautions that help ensure safe, effective treatment.
  • Dermatop Drug Interactions
    Corticorelin and aldesleukin are among the drugs that can interact with Dermatop. This page of the eMedTV site describes the problems these interactions can cause and stresses the importance of discussing the issue with your healthcare provider.
  • Dermatop Emollient
    This eMedTV segment briefly describes Dermatop, a skin medication used to treat conditions like eczema and dermatitis. As explained in this article, Dermatop is available in both emollient cream and ointment forms, and is applied twice a day.
  • Dermatop Emollient Cream
    This eMedTV page explains that Dermatop is an emollient cream and an ointment that is applied to affected areas of the skin to treat conditions that cause inflammation. This page offers a brief overview of this drug, with a link to more information.
  • Dermatop Medication Information
    This eMedTV segment provides basic information on Dermatop, a drug used for a wide variety of skin conditions. This page lists a few of those conditions, briefly describes how and when it is applied, and includes an important safety precaution.
  • Dermatop Overdose
    This eMedTV article explains that an overdose of Dermatop is more likely if the drug is used at high doses over a large area of the body for a long time. This segment describes the possible problems an overdose might cause and discusses treatment options.
  • Dermatop Side Effects
    In general, side effects with Dermatop are rare, occurring in no more than 5 percent of people; however, as this eMedTV page explains, they can include spider veins, among other things. This page discusses both common and rare problems with this drug.
  • Dermatop Uses
    The primary use for Dermatop is to relieve itching and inflammation associated with certain skin conditions. This eMedTV page lists conditions this drug can treat, explains how it works, and addresses its use in children, as well as off-label uses.
  • Dermatop Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page explains that Dermatop works by suppressing the immune system, so you may be at risk for a potentially serious condition while using it. Other important warnings and precautions for Dermatop are discussed in detail in this segment.
  • Description of Impetigo
    This eMedTV page provides a brief description of impetigo, a bacterial skin infection. This page explains how this contagious skin condition is transmitted and lists some of the obvious signs. This page also links to more detailed information.
  • Desonate
    If you have atopic dermatitis (the most common type of eczema), your doctor may prescribe Desonate. This eMedTV page gives a complete overview of this steroid medication, with details on how to use it, side effects, and more.
  • Desonate 0.05%
    As this eMedTV article explains, Desonate is sold as a 0.05% skin gel. This Web selection gives a brief overview of this steroid medicine, including information on how long it is typically used. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Desonate and Breastfeeding
    No research has been done to see if Desonate (desonide gel) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at the issues surrounding breastfeeding during treatment with Desonate, including warnings about treating diaper rash.
  • Desonate and Pregnancy
    As a pregnancy Category C drug, Desonate (desonide gel) may be used during pregnancy. However, as this eMedTV article explains, it should only be used if the benefits outweigh the risks. This Web page takes a look at using this drug during pregnancy.
  • Desonate Dosage
    Desonate comes as a gel that is applied twice a day. This eMedTV page covers the dosing guidelines for Desonate, with information on who can use it, how long treatment lasts, and why you should not cover the affected area with a bandage while using it.
  • Desonate Drug Interactions
    Corticorelin and aldesleukin may lose effectiveness when taken with Desonate. This part of the eMedTV Web library talks about drug interactions with Desonate, with information on what to discuss with your pharmacist or healthcare provider.
  • Desonate Gel
    Available in the form of a skin gel, Desonate is a steroid applied twice a day to treat atopic dermatitis. This eMedTV Web resource takes a look at the symptoms of this skin condition and offers more details on this prescription medication.
  • Desonate Medication Information
    This selection from the eMedTV archives talks about Desonate, a prescription medication used to treat atopic dermatitis. Basic information on side effects is included, as is a description of how to use it and a link to more details.
  • Desonate Overdose
    As this eMedTV resource explains, high blood sugar, a rounded face, and other symptoms of Cushing's syndrome are possible effects of a Desonate (desonide gel) overdose. This article offers more details on what to expect with this type of overdose.
  • Desonate Side Effects
    A burning sensation at the application site is one of the most common side effects of Desonate. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes you through the potential reactions to this skin gel, including some of the risks of long-term use.
  • Desonate Uses
    This eMedTV page explains that Desonate is used to treat atopic dermatitis. This article lists symptoms of the condition (which is commonly referred to as eczema) and explains what age groups the drug is approved for. Off-label uses are also discussed.
  • Desonate Warnings and Precautions
    Like all steroids, Desonate can slow down growth in children. This eMedTV segment lists other important safety precautions and warnings for this prescription skin gel, with information on who should avoid Desonate entirely.
  • Desonide Cream
    Desonide cream is a prescription drug licensed to treat psoriasis, dermatitis, and other skin conditions. This eMedTV resource describes how this medicated skin cream works, discusses some general dosing tips, and outlines possible side effects.
  • Desonide Cream Dosage
    For treating skin conditions with desonide cream, apply a small amount two to three times daily. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at dosing guidelines for desonide cream and explains what to do if you have any questions about your dose.
  • Desonide Cream Information
    Desonide cream is a drug that is available by prescription and used for various skin conditions. This eMedTV Web selection offers more information on desonide cream, including specific uses, side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Desonide Cream Side Effects
    Skin reactions, such as burning and stinging, are some of the most common desonide cream side effects. This eMedTV segment describes other possible reactions, including serious problems that you should report to your doctor and long-term side effects.
  • Desonide Topical Cream
    As this eMedTV resource explains, desonide cream is a topical medicine, which means it is applied directly on the affected areas of the skin. This page describes what this medicine is used for, how it works, and possible side effects.
  • Desoximetasone
    Desoximetasone is a prescription medicine used to treat skin problems like eczema and psoriasis. This eMedTV Web page describes how this steroid works to reduce itching and inflammation, offers general dosing guidelines, lists side effects, and more.
  • Desoximetasone Dosage
    This eMedTV Web selection explains that the standard dosage for desoximetasone is to apply a small amount of the medicine to the affected areas of the skin twice a day. This article also outlines some important tips for how to safely use this medicine.
  • Desoximetasone Medication Information
    This eMedTV page offers some important information on desoximetasone, a medication prescribed to treat skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis. This page also explains why this medicine is not suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Desoximetasone Side Effects
    Although most desoximetasone side effects are minor, some reactions to the drug require prompt medical care. This eMedTV article describes possible side effects of this drug, including common reactions, long-term effects, and potentially serious problems.
  • Desoximetasone Spray
    Desoximetasone spray is applied twice daily to treat plaque psoriasis in adults. This eMedTV Web page explores the effects of this medication, covers what you need to know before using it, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Desoximetasone Spray Dosage
    Desoximetasone spray is applied twice daily to treat plaque psoriasis. This eMedTV segment examines dosing guidelines for desoximetasone spray, including tips on when and how to apply this medicine. It also covers how long treatment may last.
  • Desoximetasone Spray Information
    As explained in this eMedTV Web selection, desoximetasone spray is used to treat plaque psoriasis in adults. This resource covers basic information on this prescription medication, lists side effects, and describes safety issues to be aware of.
  • Desoximetasone Spray Side Effects
    Dry skin, irritation, and itching are among the possible side effects of desoximetasone spray. This eMedTV page focuses on some of the common and potentially serious problems this prescription drug may cause. It also explains when to seek medical care.
  • Desoximethasone
    Desoximetasone is a medicine licensed to treat dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, and other skin problems. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this drug and links to more details. Desoximethasone is a common misspelling of desoximetasone.
  • Dexadron
    Decadron is a medication prescribed to reduce inflammation caused by various conditions. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of the uses, precautions, and possible side effects of this drug. Dexadron is a common misspelling of Decadron.
  • Diagnose der Atopischen Dermatitis
    Diagnose der Atopischen Dermatitis
  • Diagnosing Atopic Dermatitis
    This eMedTV resource discusses the detailed process doctors use when diagnosing atopic dermatitis. Some aspects include skin and allergy tests, a consideration of your symptoms, and an examination of the rash.
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