Hoe Zinc Cream

Hoe Zinc Cream

zinc oxide

Manufacturer:

Hoe Pharma

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Zinc oxide.
Description
It contains zinc oxide 32% w/w and base comprising of oleic acid, deodorize palm oil, wool fat and calcium hydroxide solution.
Action
Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics: Zinc oxide is applied externally in a cream base as a mild antiseptic and a mild astringent for the skin, as a soothing and protective application in eczema and as a protective for slight excoriations.
Pharmacokinetics: Zinc oxide is used externally and it is not absorbed in to the systemic blood. Acts as a mild astringent that precipitate proteins but have very little permeability that only the surface is affected.
Toxicology: No known toxicological studies on zinc oxide.
Indications/Uses
A mild astringent for the skin, a soothing and protective application in eczema and a protective to slight excoriation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Please stir before use. Apply two or three times daily. Wash and dry the affected area thoroughly before applying the cream.
Route of Administration: Topical.
Overdosage
No information is available concerning overdosage in human beings following ingestion. In case of excessive ingestion, treat symptomatically.
Contraindications
Known hypersensitivity to any component in the formulation.
Special Precautions
For external use only. Discontinue use if irritation or sensitivity develops.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Unknown.
Adverse Reactions
Not known adverse effects studies on zinc oxide.
Drug Interactions
Unknown.
Storage
Keep container well closed. Protect from strong light. Store below 30°C.
Recommended shelf-life: 3 years.
ATC Classification
D02AB - Zinc products ; Used as skin emollients and protectants.
Presentation/Packing
Cream (white) 32% w/w x 450 g.
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