Drug ID: 3d00000006
Drug Name: Calamine Lotion
Generic Names: Calacare Soln | Caladryl Lotion | Calak Lotion | Calskin Lotion | Cimfi Lotion | Intracal Lotion | Caladryl | Tronolane
Category: Miscellaneous Topical
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category N
Not yet classified.
Recommended Dose: Adult: Apply 1-4 times/day.
Recommended In: This medication is an anti-itch medication that contains mixture of zinc oxide (ZnO) with about 0.5% iron (III) oxide, prescribed for itching skin conditions. This medication in some cases is used as a mild antiseptic to arrest infections caused by scratching the affected area. Calamine is proved to be an effective medication in acne treatment.
Directions For Use: It comes as a lotion, to apply topically.
Storage: Store it at room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.
Dosage Forms: Lotion
Side Effects: Local- Rash or irritation.
In Case of Overdose: This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If swallowing or overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Avoid If: For external use only. Not to be used on open wounds or burns.
Avoid contact with eyes. If condition worsens stop the medication.
Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this lotion.
Drug Interaction: Do not use with any other diphenhydramine product applied to the skin or taken by mouth because increased side effects may occur.
Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medication without talking to your doctor or pharmacist first.