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Remedy Skin Repair Cream

Generic Name: dimethicone (dye-METH-i-kone)
Brand Name: Examples include Aveeno Moisturizing Lotion and Johnson's Baby Cream

Remedy Skin Repair Cream is used for:

Treating or preventing dry, itchy skin or minor skin irritations.

This product is an emollient. It works by moisturizing the skin.

Do NOT use Remedy Skin Repair Cream if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Remedy Skin Repair Cream

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

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Before using Remedy Skin Repair Cream:

Tell your health care provider 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 you have an open wound, serious burn, or damaged, broken, or irritated skin

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Remedy Skin Repair Cream. However, no specific interactions with Remedy Skin Repair Cream are known at this time.

Ask your health care provider if Remedy Skin Repair Cream 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 Remedy Skin Repair Cream:

Use Remedy Skin Repair Cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Remedy Skin Repair Cream is for external use only. Do not get Remedy Skin Repair Cream in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If you get Remedy Skin Repair Cream in your eyes, rinse immediately with cool tap water.
  • Wash your hands before and after using Remedy Skin Repair Cream unless your hands are a part of the treated area.
  • Wash and completely dry the affected area. Apply only enough of Remedy Skin Repair Cream to completely cover the affected area and gently rub in until it is evenly distributed.
  • Do not wrap or bandage the treated area unless directed to do so by your doctor.
  • If you miss using Remedy Skin Repair Cream for 1 or more days, there is no cause for concern. If your doctor recommended that you use it, try to remember every day.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Remedy Skin Repair Cream.

Important safety information:

  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Remedy Skin Repair Cream while you are pregnant. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Remedy Skin Repair Cream, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Remedy Skin Repair Cream:

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 itching, burning, or stinging.

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 or persistent itching, burning, or stinging; skin irritation; worsening dryness.

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 Remedy Skin Repair Cream:

Store Remedy Skin Repair Cream at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not freeze. Keep Remedy Skin Repair Cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Remedy Skin Repair Cream, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Remedy Skin Repair Cream 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 Remedy Skin Repair Cream 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 Remedy Skin Repair Cream. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to Remedy Skin Repair Cream. 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 Remedy Skin Repair Cream.

Issue Date: September 3, 2014
Database Edition 14.3.1.003
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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