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Calamine + Zinc oxide Pharmacology
Calamine + Zinc oxideAbout Calamine + Zinc oxideN/AMechanism of Action of Calamine + Zinc oxideN/APharmacokinets of Calamine + Zinc oxideN/AOnset of Action for Calamine + Zinc oxideN/ADuration of Action for Calamine + Zinc oxideN/AHalf Life of Calamine + Zinc oxideN/ASide Effects of Calamine + Zinc oxideN/AContra-indications of Calamine + Zinc oxideN/ASpecial Precautions while taking Calamine + Zinc oxideN/APregnancy Related InformationMay be usedOld Age Related InformationN/ABreast Feeding Related InformationMay be usedChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for Calamine + Zinc oxide1.Irritations due to insect bites and stings
Interactions for Calamine + Zinc oxideN/ATypical Dosage for Calamine + Zinc oxideIt should be applied 2 or 3 times daily to the affected areasSchedule of Calamine + Zinc oxideN/AStorage Requirements for Calamine + Zinc oxideN/AEffects of Missed Dosage of Calamine + Zinc oxideN/AEffects of Overdose of Calamine + Zinc oxideN/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.
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