Drug Index

Zinc Oxide

Mechanism :

It promotes healing of skin; provides barrier to skin from chafing & wetness and has weak antiseptic properties.

Indication :

  • Skin protectant
  • Diaper rash treatment

Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity to zinc oxide.

Dosing :

Clean the area and allow it to dry, liberally apply a thin film to the affected area.

Adverse Effect :

Rarely any adverse effects have been reported with zinc oxide.

Interaction :

No specific drug interactions with zinc oxide.

Hepatic Dose :

No dose adjustment recommended.
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