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Topicort® (desoximetasone) Ointment USP, 0.05% is indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply a thin film of Topicort® (desoximetasone) Ointment USP, 0.05% to the affected skin areas twice daily. Rub in gently.
Topicort® (desoximetasone) Ointment USP, 0.05% is supplied in:
15 gram tubes (NDC 51672-5263-1), and 60 gram tubes (NDC 51672-5263-3).
Store at controlled room temperature between 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F), excursions permitted to 15 to 30°C (59 to 86°F). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]
Mfd. by: Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc., Brampton, Ontario, Canada L6T 1C1. Dist. by: TaroPharma a division of Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., Hawthorne, NY 10532. Revised: May, 2010
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/14/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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