Diphenhydramine/zinc (On the skin)
Diphenhydramine (dye-fen-HYE-dra-meen), Zinc (zink), Zinc Acetate (zink AS-e-tate), Zinc Oxide (zink OX-ide)
Treats pain and itching caused by insect bites, minor cuts or burns, or sunburn. Also treats skin rash caused by poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac.
Brand Name(s):There may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to diphenhydramine or zinc. Do not use this medicine for chickenpox or measles. Do not use on large areas of skin, or on rash areas that have blisters or broken skin. You should not use this medicine if you are also taking diphenhydramine (Benadryl®) by mouth.
How to Use This Medicine:
Stick, Lotion, Gel/Jelly, Spray, Cream, Ointment
If a dose is missed:
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
Last Updated: 4/4/2014
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