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Zinc oxide (On the skin)

Zinc Oxide (zink OX-ide)

Treats and prevents diaper rash.

Brand Name(s):

Aveeno Baby Essential Daily Care, Boudreaux's Butt Paste, DermacinRx Therazole Pak, Desitin Maximum Strength Original, Desitin Original, Desitin Rapid Relief Creamy, Dr. Smith's Diaper, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Diaper Rash Creamy, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Zinc Oxide, Good Sense Diaper Rash, Johnson's Baby First Touch Gift Set, Johnson's Bathtime, Johnson's Take Along Pack, Kendall Soothing Ointment, Leader Diaper Rash Ointment

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

Do not use this medicine if your child has had an allergic reaction to zinc oxide. Do not use on deep or puncture wounds, cuts, or infections.

How to Use This Medicine:

Cream, Ointment, Paste

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 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: 12/12/2016

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