Atonide (desonide) Gel 0.05% is a prescription medication designed to treat mild to moderate cases of certain types of eczema. Atonide Gel is a unique water-based steroid formulation that is non – greasy, easily spreadable & safe for children as young as 3 months.
Atopic dermatitis is the most common inflammatory skin condition seen in children. The rashes are normally treated with moisturizers but when the condition aggravates mild steroids are the main stay of therapy. Mild steriods like desonide and hydrocortisone help control the inflammation quickly and relieve the child’s suffering. Steroids come in different vehicles like creams, lotions & ointments. the latest innovation in vehicles is hydrogel. Made of 92% water and completely alcohol free, hydrogel is best for conditions like eczema, atopic dermatitis & seborreheic dermatitis where the skin is dry, flaky & very sensitive.