Risk of systemic absorption; sensitivity reactions when adding antimicrobial substance for treating infected skin. Do not apply w/ an occlusive dressing to large areas of the body. Avoid long-term use especially in childn. Should not be used for the treatment of ulcerative conditions, rosacea, indiscriminately for pruritus. Do not use as sole therapy in widespread plaque psoriasis. Discontinue use & institute appropriate therapy if local irritation develops. May worsen the infection when treating skin infections. Pregnancy & lactation.