Generic drug: miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum

Brand name: Vusion

What is Vusion, and how does it work?

Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) Ointment is a prescription skin medicine used to treat diaper rash that also has a yeast infection in children who are at least 4 weeks old and who have a normal immune system.

What are the side effects of Vusion?

Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) may cause irritation. You should call your child's health care provider if irritation appears or if the diaper rash gets worse.

Side effects may be reported to Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. at 1-866-440-5508 or the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the dosage for Vusion?

  • Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
  • Before applying Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) , gently cleanse the skin with lukewarm water and pat dry with a soft towel. Avoid using any scented soaps, shampoos, or lotions on the diaper area.
  • Apply Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) to the affected area at each diaper change for 7 days.
  • Continue treatment for the full 7 days, even if there is improvement.
  • The safety of Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) when used for longer than 7 days is not known. Do not use Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) for longer than 7 days. If symptoms have not improved by day 7, see your health care provider.
  • Gently apply a thin layer of Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) to the diaper area with the fingertips.
  • Do not rub Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) into the skin as this may cause additional irritation.
  • Thoroughly wash hands after applying Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) .

What drugs interact with Vusion?

  • Drug-drug interaction studies were not conducted.
  • Women who take a warfarin anticoagulant and use a miconazole intravaginal cream or suppository may be at risk for developing an increased prothrombin time, international normalized ratio (INR), and bleeding.
  • The potential for this interaction between warfarin and Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) is unknown.

Is Vusion safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding?

  • There are no adequate and well-controlled studies of Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) in pregnant women. Therefore, Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.
  • Safety and efficacy of Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) have not been established in nursing mothers.
  • It is not known if the active components of Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) may be present in milk.

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Summary

Vusion (miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) Ointment is a prescription skin medicine used to treat diaper rash that also has a yeast infection in children who are at least 4 weeks old and who have a normal immune system. Side effects of Vusion include possible skin irritation.

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Medically Reviewed on 2/26/2021
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