A+D Diaper Rash

Name: A+D Diaper Rash

Uses of A+D Diaper Rash

  • It is used to treat diaper rash.
  • It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

What are some things I need to know or do while I take A+D Diaper Rash?

  • Tell all of your health care providers that you take A+D Diaper Rash. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
  • Talk with the doctor if the area has open wounds or very bad skin irritation.
  • If signs get worse or last for more than 7 days, talk with the doctor.
  • Some brands may stain clothing or fabric. Check with your pharmacist if you have any questions about your brand.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this medicine while you are pregnant.
  • Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

How is this medicine (A+D Diaper Rash) best taken?

Use A+D Diaper Rash as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • Do not take this medicine by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
  • If you are using under a diaper, change the diaper often. Clean the affected area and allow it to dry. Use the drug with each diaper changed, especially at bedtime.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • Many times A+D Diaper Rash is used on an as needed basis. Do not use more often than told by the doctor.

What are some other side effects of A+D Diaper Rash?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

How do I store and/or throw out A+D Diaper Rash?

  • Store at room temperature.
  • Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Dimethicone and Zinc Cream?

  • If you have an allergy to dimethicone, zinc, or any other part of dimethicone and zinc cream.
  • If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this medicine with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

How is this medicine (Dimethicone and Zinc Cream) best taken?

Use dimethicone and zinc cream as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • Do not take this medicine by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
  • If you are using under a diaper, change the diaper often. Clean the affected area and allow it to dry. Use the drug with each diaper changed, especially at bedtime.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • Many times dimethicone and zinc cream is used on an as needed basis. Do not use more often than told by the doctor.

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Very bad skin irritation.
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