Zinc oxide

Concise Prescribing Info
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: Topical Skin protectant As 6%, 11.3%, 13% cream, 3.8%, 7.5%, 10%, 20%, 40% oint or 9.1% powder: Apply liberally onto affected areas as often as needed. Nappy rash As 3.8 %, 7.5%, 10%, 20% oint: Apply liberally onto affected areas as often as needed at each diaper change. Sunscreen As 20%, 10% cream or as 14% lotion: Apply liberally onto affected areas (e.g. face, neck) 15 minutes before sun exposure, reapply at least 2 hourly.
Special Precautions
Children. Patient Counselling Avoid contact with eyes or use on damaged or broken skin. Avoid long-term sun exposure.
Adverse Reactions
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Local irritation.
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