Dermovate cream is a topical corticosteroid that is used to treat itching, redness, swelling and other problems caused by skin conditions, according to Drugs.com. Specifically, the cream is used to treat moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
Common side effects associated with the use of Dermovate cream include cough and sore throat, according to Drugs.com. Other common side effects include body aches, headache, stuffy or runny nose, and changes in skin coloring. These side effects are generally mild and do not require medical attention; however, if a person experiences burning or stinging at the application site, dry skin, swelling of the skin, or thinning of the skin with easy bruising, he should consult with a doctor as soon as possible.