Drug Index

Calamine

 
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Mechanism :

Calamine is mixture of zinc oxide and iron oxide. Calamine acts as anti-pruritic agent when applied topically.


Indication :

• Topical anti-pruritic

• Skin soothing and protective


Contraindications :

Do not apply in case of an open wound or broken skin.


Dosing :

Under 2 years: Safety and efficacy not established.

Above 2 years: To be applied on affected area every 6-8 hours as per requirement.


Adverse Effect :

Rash, swelling.


Interaction :

None.


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