calamine and zinc oxide (Calamine Lotion) (cont.)

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DOSING: The recommended dose for calamine and zinc oxide is: Apply to affected areas every 6 to 8 hours as needed.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: No drug interactions have been established with calamine and zinc oxide lotion.

PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies done on calamine and zinc oxide to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether calamine and zinc oxide enters breast milk.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of calamine and zinc oxide are itching, redness, and irritation.

REFERENCE: NIH.gov. CALAMINE AND ZINC OXIDE.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/2/2014


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