Zatamil Special Precautions





Full Prescribing Info
Special Precautions
Zatamil is available only with a doctor's prescription.
Zatamil is not addictive.
Before starting Zatamil: Tell the pharmacist or doctor if the patient has any allergies to any other medicines; has allergies to any other substances, such as foods, preservatives or dyes.
Using other medicines: Tell the pharmacist or doctor if the patient is using other creams, ointments or lotions or taking any medicine.
This includes any medicines bought without a prescription from a pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop.
While using Zatamil: Things the patient must do: Tell all doctors and pharmacists attending to the patient that Zatamil is being used.
If the condition does not improve after one week of using Zatamil daily, tell the pharmacist or doctor.
Tell the pharmacist or doctor if, for any reason, the patient has not used the medicine exactly as prescribed. Otherwise, the pharmacist or doctor may think that Zatamil was not effective and change the treatment unnecessarily.
If the skin condition worsens or becomes infected, tell the doctor.
If the patient becomes pregnant while using Zatamil, tell the doctor.
Things the patient must not do: Do not use Zatamil under dressings or on large areas of skin, particularly in infants and children, unless prescribed by the doctor.
Do not use Zatamil under a nappy or under plastic pants, in the case of infants or young children, unless prescribed by the doctor.
Do not use Zatamil in or around the eyes.
Do not use Zatamil on anyone else, even if they appear to have the same symptoms as the patient's.
Do not use Zatamil to treat other complaints unless the doctor prescribed.
Do not use Zatamil just before having a bath, shower or going swimming. This may reduce the effectiveness of Zatamil.
Do not use Zatamil if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.
Do not use Zatamil if the expiry date (EXP) printed on the pack has passed. If the patient uses this medicine after the expiry date has passed, it may not work (as well).
Things to be careful of: Do not use large amounts of Zatamil for a long time.
If the patient uses large amounts for a long time, the chance of absorption through the skin and the chance of side effects increase.
Ask the pharmacist or doctor, if the patient is concerned about the length of time Zatamil is being used.
Do not use Zatamil on skin areas that rub together, such as under the arm or in the groin area, unless the doctor has told the patient to apply it there.
Do not use Zatamil on the face unless prescribed by the doctor.
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