Neosalus

Generic Name: hydrating topical lotion (Not applicable)
Brand Name: Neosalus

Neosalus is used for:

Treating or preventing dry, itchy skin or minor skin irritations caused by various skin conditions, including atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Neosalus is an emollient, protectant, and skin barrier combination. It works by moisturizing the skin and reducing skin irritation.

Do NOT use Neosalus if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Neosalus

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

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Before using Neosalus:

Some medical conditions may interact with Neosalus. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if the affected area has open sores or severe irritation

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Neosalus. However, no specific interactions with Neosalus are known at this time.

Ask your health care provider if Neosalus may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Neosalus:

Use Neosalus as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Wash your hands before and after using Neosalus unless your hands are a part of the treated area.
  • Wash and completely dry the affected area with a mild or soap-free cleanser. Apply enough of Neosalus to completely cover the affected area and gently rub it in until it is evenly distributed and completely absorbed.
  • Do not wrap or bandage the treated area unless directed to do so by your doctor.
  • Additional skin moisturizers may be used if necessary. Contact your doctor if you have any questions.
  • If you miss a dose of Neosalus, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Neosalus.

Important safety information:

  • Neosalus is for external use only. Do not get Neosalus in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If you get Neosalus in any of these areas, rinse them right away with cool tap water.
  • If you use topical products too often, your condition may become worse.
  • Do not use Neosalus for other skin conditions at a later time.
  • Neosalus may cause you to become sunburned more easily. Avoid the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to Neosalus. Use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time.
  • Talk with your doctor before you use any other medicines or cleansers on your skin.
  • If your symptoms do not improve, if they get worse, or if they clear up and then come back again, contact your doctor.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Neosalus while you are pregnant. It is not known if Neosalus is found in breast milk after topical use. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Neosalus, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Neosalus:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Mild burning, itching, dryness, redness, or scaling at the application site.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); severe, persistent, or worsening itching, burning, redness, scaling, stinging, or irritation at the application site.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediately.

Proper storage of Neosalus:

Store Neosalus at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Neosalus out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Neosalus, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Neosalus is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
  • Check with your pharmacist about how to dispose of unused medicine.

This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take Neosalus or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about Neosalus. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to Neosalus. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using Neosalus.

Issue Date: April 2, 2014
Database Edition 14.2.1.001
Copyright © 2014 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

Disclaimer: This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take this medicine or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to this medicine. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using this medicine.

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