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

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PREPARATIONS:

  • Calamine and zinc oxide lotion is available in topical, liquid form.
  • Calamine and zinc oxide is pink-colored suspension, supplied in 4 fluid ounces (118 ml) plastic bottles.

STORAGE: Store calamine and zinc oxide lotion between temperatures 15 C and 30 C (59 F and 86 F).

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.

Medically reviewed by Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

REFERENCE: NIH.gov. CALAMINE AND ZINC OXIDE.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/18/2015


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