Desonide

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Desonide

(Science: chemical) 16-hydroxyprednisolone 16,17-acetonide. Nonfluorinated corticosteroid anti-inflammatory agent used topically for dermatoses.

Pharmacological action: glucocorticoids, topical.

chemical name: Pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 11,21-dihydroxy-16,17-((1-methylethylidene)bis(oxy))-, (11beta,16alpha)-