This topical skin product that is used as a protective coating for mild skin irritations and abrasions. It can promote the healing of chapped skin and diaper rash. Zinc oxide works as a mild astringent and has some antiseptic properties.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Before using zinc oxide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Use this medication on the skin only. Follow all directions on the product package or use as directed by your doctor. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have the following health problem, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: skin infection in the affected area.
This medication should start working within 12 hours. Tell your doctor if your condition worsens, does not improve, persists for more than 7 days, or occurs again after a few days.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider before using any medicine.