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General Information on Calamine Lotion

Generic Name : Calamine Lotion

Pronunciation : KAL-ah-mine

Latest prescription information about Calamine Lotion. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Miscellaneous Topical

Trade Names/Brand Names of Calamine Lotion

India- Calacare Soln, Caladryl Lotion, Calak Lotion, Calskin Lotion, Cimfi Lotion, Intracal Lotion .
International- Caladryl, Tronolane.

Why is Calamine Lotion Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an anti-itch medication that contains mixture of zinc oxide (ZnO) with about 0.5% iron (III) oxide, prescribed for itching skin conditions. This medication in some cases is used as a mild antiseptic to arrest infections caused by scratching the affected area. Calamine is proved to be an effective medication in acne treatment.  

When should Calamine Lotion not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Calamine Lotion?

Adult: Topical- Apply 1-4 times/day.

How should Calamine Lotion be taken?

It comes as a lotion, to apply topically.

What are the warnings and precautions for Calamine Lotion?

For external use only. Not to be used on open wounds or burns.

Avoid contact with eyes. If condition worsens stop the medication.

What are the side effects of Calamine Lotion?

  Local: Rash or irritation.

What are the other precautions for Calamine Lotion?

Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this lotion.

What are the storage conditions for Calamine Lotion?

Store it at room temperature (25C), and in an airtight container.

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misoi, Kenya

i have used calamine lotion on applying my penis and it has caused bumps.

karanlolo, India

does calapink-s lotion works on prickly heat

saneeshwaran, India

calak lotion is very nice .but in my city im searching for calmis but i didnt get yet..

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