Generic Name : Zinc oxide Pronunciation : z-ink o-xii-de Therapeutic Classification : Medical Foods ICD Code : Y57.9
India- Anthical, Happynap, Rashfree, Spectraban, Rashtin, Spectraban 19.
International- ARC, Balmex, Boudreaux Butt Paste, Caldesene, Calmol-4 Suppository, Critic Aid, Delazinc, Dermagran BC, Desitin, Desitin Maximum Strength Original, Desitin Rapid Relief Creamy, Diaper Rash Ointment, Diaper Relief, Dr. Smith's Diaper, Flanders Buttocks Ointment, Geri-Protect, Medi-Paste, PeriGuard, Pinxav, Rash Relief, RVPaque, Seniortopix Healix, Soothe & Cool Skin Paste, Sportz Block Dark, Sportz Block Light, Sportz Block Medium, Triple Paste, Tronolane Suppositories, Unna-Flex Elastic Unna Boot 3 inch, Unna-Flex Elastic Unna Boot 4 inch, Znlin, Unna-Flex(obsolete), PNS Unna Boot, Lassars Zinc, Nupercainal Suppository, Desitin Creamy Diaper Rash Ointment, Vaginex Powder, Yeast-X Powder, Mexsana, Calmoseptine Ointment (obsolete), Zincofax, Desitin Creamy, Secura Antifungal Extra Thick(obsolete), Johnsons Diaper Rash, Penaten Soothing, Aveeno Diaper Rash, Soothe & Cool Skin Paste. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an emollient & skin protective, prescribed for diaper rash and other minor skin irritations. It provides a skin barrier to prevent and help heal skin irritation. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Topical- As cream/ointment: Use as directed. How it should be taken :
It comes as an ointment and cream to apply topically as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* For external use only.
* Avoid contact with eyes, nose or mouth.
* It may be harmful if swallowed. Side Effects :
Severe allergic reactions such as rash, hives, difficulty in breathing and swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep it away from sunlight and moisture.
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