Zinc Oxide helps to To treat or prevent skin irritations (e.g., burns, bed sore, cuts, poison ivy, diaper rash). Protects chafed skin due to diaper rash and helps seal out wetness.
Drugs used in diaper rash
Zinc oxide is used to treat or prevent minor skin irritations such as burns, cuts, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and diaper rash. It is also used as a sunscreen.
Apply thin layer topically every 8 hourly. Change wet and soiled diapers, promptly cleans the diaper area, allow to dry and apply ointment liberally as often as necessary, with each diaper change, especially at bedtime or any time when exposure to wet diapers may be prolonged.
Known hypersensitivity to any component of the preparation
Usually well tolerated. Extremely low frequency of hypersensitivity reaction.
This medication should be used with precautions only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast feeding
For external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. Stop use and ask a doctor if condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days. Keep out of the reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away
No overdose related problem is yet reported.
keep in a cool and dry place, away from light.