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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
LoKara™ Lotion (desonide lotion 0.05%) should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily depending on the severity of the condition.
SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING.
As with other corticosteroids, therapy should be discontinued when control is achieved. If no improvement is seen within 2 weeks, reassessment of diagnosis may be necessary.
LoKara™ Lotion (desonide lotion 0.05%) should not be used with occlusive dressings.
LoKara™ Lotion (desonide lotion 0.05%) is supplied in bottles as follows:
59 mL (2 fl oz) NDC 0462-0392-02
118 mL (4 fl oz) NDC 0462-0392-04
Store between 2° and 30°C (36° and 86°F).
PharmaDerm a division of Altana Inc., Norcross, GA 30093 USA. Revised 3/03
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/27/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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