Penaten Cream (Zinc Oxide - non Rx) Customer Reviews

Penaten Cream

Rx Prescription Required    RxFormulation : Cream

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Description

Indications

Zinc oxide topical is employed for the treatment and prevention of diaper rash as well as other minor skin irritations, including burns, cuts, and scrapes. Its mechanism of action involves creating a protective barrier on the skin, shielding it from irritants and moisture.

Uses and Dosage

Apply this medication exclusively on the skin. Adhere to all instructions provided on the product packaging or as directed by your doctor.

Take precautions to prevent the medication from coming into contact with the eyes. In the event of accidental eye exposure, flush with ample water.

For those using the spray form, ensure you shake the container well before each application.

This medication is anticipated to show effectiveness within 12 hours. Notify your doctor if your condition worsens, fails to improve, persists for more than 7 days, or recurs after a few days.

Side Effects

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention:

  • skin sensitivity or irritation

Inform your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any serious side effects:

  • hives
  • itching
  • symptoms that do not go away after a few days of treatment
  • worsening of symptoms
  • severe dizziness
  • trouble breathing

Caution

  • Prior to using zinc oxide, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have an allergy to it or any other allergies. Inactive ingredients in this product may trigger allergic reactions or other complications.
  • If you have a skin infection in the affected area, consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using this product.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medication.
  • The passage of this drug into breast milk is not known. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Form and Strength

Penaten Cream is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • Penaten Cream cream:
    • 0.18 mg

FAQ

How long does Penaten Cream take to work?

Penaten Cream should start working within 12 hours.

Are there areas I should avoid using Penaten Cream?

You shgould not use Penaten Cream on deep skin wounds or severe burns. Avoid getting Penaten Cream in your eyes and rinse with water if it gets in your eyes.

Resources

  1. https://www.rxlist.com/zinc_oxide_topical/generic-drug.htm
  2. https://www.medbroadcast.com/drug/getdrug/zinc-oxide-cream#adverseeffects
  3. https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/zinc-oxide-topical-application-route/side-effects/drg-20075525
  4. https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/medications/zinc-oxide-topical
  5. https://www.drugs.com/mtm/zinc-oxide-topical.html

Additional information

Generic name:

Zinc Oxide – non Rx

Formulation:

Cream

Strength(s):

0.18

Quantities Available:

166g

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