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Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + Glycerine Pharmacology
Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineAbout Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/AMechanism of Action of Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/APharmacokinets of Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/AOnset of Action for Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/ADuration of Action for Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/AHalf Life of Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/ASide Effects of Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/AContra-indications of Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/ASpecial Precautions while taking Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/APregnancy Related InformationMay be usedOld Age Related InformationN/ABreast Feeding Related InformationMay be usedChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineIt is the perfect calamine lotion without an antihistamine.
1.Irritations due to insect bites and stings
Interactions for Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/ATypical Dosage for Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineIt should be applied 2 or 3 times daily to the affected areasSchedule of Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/AStorage Requirements for Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/AEffects of Missed Dosage of Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/AEffects of Overdose of Calamine + Zinc oxide + Sodium citrate + GlycerineN/A
CalamineAbout CalamineAntipruritic, mild antiseptic, astringent.Mechanism of Action of CalamineCalamine is an anti-pruritics, which are used to relieve itching. Itching can be caused by physical irritation or chemical changes in the skin caused by disease, allergy, inflammation, side-effects of drugs, or reaction to irritant substances. It is a common symptom of skin disorders, e.g. eczema, and infection with lice or worms. Calamine is used as it has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin for symptomatic relief of the itching. It also contains the active ingredient zinc oxide, which has antiseptic properties and helps prevent infection from scratching.Pharmacokinets of CalamineN/AOnset of Action for CalamineN/ADuration of Action for CalamineN/AHalf Life of CalamineN/ASide Effects of Calamine1.Hives
3.Swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Contra-indications of Calamine1.Hypersensitivity to Calamine
2. Oozing skinSpecial Precautions while taking Calamine1.Do not use on extensive areas of skin for longer than 7 days
2.Avoid contact with mucous membranes and eyes
3.Discontinue if rash or burning sensation occurs
4.Avoid contact with eyes or mouth or nose.
Pregnancy Related InformationMay be usedOld Age Related InformationMay be usedBreast Feeding Related InformationMay be usedChildren Related InformationMay be usedIndications for Calamine1.To relieve the itching, pain, and discomfort of minor skin irritationsInteractions for CalamineN/ATypical Dosage for CalamineApply calamine directly to the skin and rub in gently, allowing to dry on your skin. Apply 3 to 4 times a day.Schedule of CalamineN/AStorage Requirements for CalamineStore the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of CalamineTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Do not double the dose.Continue the regular schedule.Effects of Overdose of CalamineGive supportive measures and sympptomatic treatment.
Zinc oxideAbout Zinc oxideZinc compound, A sunscreen,antipruritic.Mechanism of Action of Zinc oxideIt works by providing a skin barrier and helps in healing and prevent skin irritation. It acts as a sunscreen which absorbs incident solar radiation in the UVA ranges and reduces its transmission to the skin.Pharmacokinets of Zinc oxideN/AOnset of Action for Zinc oxideN/ADuration of Action for Zinc oxideN/AHalf Life of Zinc oxideN/ASide Effects of Zinc oxide1.Rash
4.Tightness in the chest
5.Swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue
6.Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
7.Stop using zinc oxide rectal suppositories if you have rectal bleeding or continued pain.
Contra-indications of Zinc oxide1.Hypersensitivity to Zinc oxide
2.Allergic to zinc, dimethicone, lanolin, cod liver oil, petroleum jelly, parabens, mineral oil, or wax. Special Precautions while taking Zinc oxide1.Allergic to Zinc preparations
2.Zinc oxide topical will not treat a bacterial or fungal infection
3.Keep the diaper area clean and dry to prevent worsening of skin rash. Change wet diapers as soon as possible. Allow the skin to dry thoroughly before putting on a fresh diaper
4.Avoid getting this medication in your mouth or eyes
5.Do not use zinc oxide topical on deep skin wounds or severe burns
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for Zinc oxide1.To prevent minor skin irritations such as burns, cuts, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and diaper rash.
3.Zinc oxide topical (for the skin) is used to treat diaper rash, minor burns, severely chapped skin, or other minor skin irritations.
4.Zinc oxide rectal suppositories are used to treat itching, burning, irritation, and other rectal discomfort caused by hemorrhoids or painful bowel movements
Interactions for Zinc oxideN/ATypical Dosage for Zinc oxideApply the medicament to the affected part 2 times daily.Schedule of Zinc oxideN/AStorage Requirements for Zinc oxideStore at 15 - 30 degree C.Protect from heat,light and moisture.Keep out of the reach of children.Effects of Missed Dosage of Zinc oxideApply the missed dose as soon as noticed.Effects of Overdose of Zinc oxideGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.
Sodium citrateAbout Sodium citrateSodium compound,citrates, Urinary alkalinizing agent, a directly acing expectorant.Mechanism of Action of Sodium citrateSodium citrate is an alkalinizing agent which is used to make the urine more alkaline (less acidic).It prevents certain kinds of kidney stones and also relieve discomfort in mild urinary tract infections such as cystitis. Sodium citrate also makes the blood more alkaline in certain conditions. Sodium citrate is a directly acing expectorant which increases bronchial secretion by salt action.Pharmacokinets of Sodium citrateAbsorption: Administered orally, Metabolism: Metabolized in to sodium bicarbonate, Excretion: Excreted through urine.Onset of Action for Sodium citrateN/ADuration of Action for Sodium citrateN/AHalf Life of Sodium citrateN/ASide Effects of Sodium citrate1. Polyuria
3. Metabolic alkalosis
5. Loose bowel movements
6. Allergic reactions (rare)
7. Chest pain (rare)
8. Shortness of breath (rare)
Contra-indications of Sodium citrateHypersensitivity to the drugSpecial Precautions while taking Sodium citrate1. Renal impairment
4. Patients on a sodium restricted diet
5. Along with other medication
6. Addison`s disease
7. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
8. Chronic Diarrhea
9. Cardiac diseases
10. Toxemia of pregnancy
11. Urinary tract infections
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationMay be usedIndications for Sodium citrate1. Expectorant
2. Kidney stones
5. Urine and blood alkaliniser
6. Symptomatic treatment of nausea and vomiting
Interactions for Sodium citrateN/ATypical Dosage for Sodium citrateOral:
Expectorant: 0.3 to 1g
As alkaliniser: Dosage individualized and varies in different combinations Symptomatic treatment of nausea and vomiting: Use 5%Sodium citrate in the following doses:
Adults: 2 to3 g; 3 to 4 times daily.
Children (up to 3 months): 0.05 g;
Children (3 to 6 months): 0.1 g;
Children (6 to 12 months): 0.25 g;
Children (2 to 3 years): 0.30 g;
Children (4 to 7 years): 0.50 g;
Children (8 to 14 years): 1 to 2 g; 3 to 4 times daily
Schedule of Sodium citrateN/AStorage Requirements for Sodium citrateStore in a cool dry area in a tightly closed container. Protect from direct light, heat, and moistureEffects of Missed Dosage of Sodium citrateTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Sodium citrateProvide symptomatic treatment and supportive measures.
GlycerineAbout GlycerineN/AMechanism of Action of GlycerineGlycerine is a sweet clear viscous liquid with dehydrating property. It produces a warm sensation and irritates mucous membranes. When used as a suppository and applied to anal canal it induces evacuation. Glycerine soothes the irritated skin so it is used as a component of cough mixtures. When a 50% solution of Glycerine in water is applied to dry and chapped skin it acts as an emollient. When used a 10% solution I.V. it reduces intraocular or intracranial pressure. When used as a diuretic it significantly increases the osmolality of plasma and tubular fluid. It is pharmacologically inert and freely filtered at glomerulus and undergoes limited reabsorption by renal tubule and acts as osmotic diuretic.Pharmacokinets of GlycerineAbsorption: Well absorbed orally.
Metabolism: Metabolized in the liver, kidney, and other tissues.
Excretion: Excreted through urine.
Onset of Action for GlycerineN/ADuration of Action for GlycerineN/AHalf Life of Glycerine30 to 45 minutes.Side Effects of GlycerineOral administration :
7.Amnesia in elderly people
Rectal administration :
5. Perianal irritation
6. Abdominal cramps
Ophthalmic administration :
Contra-indications of GlycerineOral Glycerine is contraindicated in :-
1. Hypersensitivity to Glycerine
2. Severe dehydration
4. Congestive heart failure
5. Pulmonary edema
Rectal administration is contraindicated in:-
1. Signs of appendicitis
2. Acute surgical abdomen
3. Fecal impaction
4. Intestinal obstruction
5. Undiagnosed abdominal pain
Special Precautions while taking Glycerine1. Confused mental states
3. Cardiac disease
4. Renal impairment
5. Hepatic impairment
6. Hemolytic anemia
7. While using oral glycerol drink plenty of fluid concomitantly
Pregnancy Related InformationContraindicatedOld Age Related InformationUse with caution.Breast Feeding Related InformationContraindicatedChildren Related InformationMay be usedIndications for Glycerine1. As an ingredient of cough mixtures
2. As osmotic diuretic
3. As Emollient
4. To reduce intraocular or intracranial tension
Interactions for GlycerineN/ATypical Dosage for GlycerineOral:
As osmotic diuretic: 1.5g/kg as oral solution.
Emollient: Apply a 50% solution over dry and chapped skin
Orally or per Rectum:
For evacuation: 50 to 75% Glycerine per rectum or orally.
Adults and children > 6 years: Insert 1 suppository; high in the rectum and retain for 15 minutes. Alternatively, 5-15 ml can be used as an enema.
Children < 6 years: Insert 1 infant suppository 1-2 times daily as needed. Alternatively, 2-5 ml as an enema may be used.
Neonates: 0.5 ml/kg/dose as an enema.
To reduce intraocular or intracranial tension: 10% Glycerine intravenously.
Oral: 1 to 1.8g/kg orally. Additional doses may be administered at 5 hour intervals. If used prior to ocular surgery, dosing should begin 1-1.5 hours before the procedure
For use during ophthalmic examination:
Adults: Instill 1 or 2 drops of Ophthalmic dosage prior to examination of edematous cornea.
Schedule of GlycerineN/AStorage Requirements for GlycerineStore at room temperature at a range of 15 to 30 degree C in a well closed container. Protect from direct sunlight and moisture. Avoid metal containers and contact with strong oxidizing agents.Effects of Missed Dosage of GlycerineTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of GlycerineGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.
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