Zinc Oxide Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Dermatologic Lesion

Zinc oxide topical 30% ointment:
Apply topically to affected area as needed.

Usual Adult Dose for Diaper Rash

Zinc oxide topical 10% cream:
Zinc oxide topical 10% ointment:
Zinc oxide topical 13% cream:
Zinc oxide topical 13% ointment:
Zinc oxide topical 11.3% stick:
Zinc oxide topical 30% ointment:
Clean the diaper area and allow to dry. Apply liberal amount topically with each diaper change.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Dermatologic Lesion

Zinc oxide topical 30% ointment:
Apply topically to affected area as needed.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Diaper Rash

Zinc oxide topical 10% cream:
Zinc oxide topical 10% ointment:
Zinc oxide topical 13% cream:
Zinc oxide topical 13% ointment:
Zinc oxide topical 11.3% stick:
Zinc oxide topical 30% ointment:
Clean the diaper area and allow to dry. Apply liberal amount topically with each diaper change.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

For external use only.

Do not use in or near the eyes.

When treating diaper rash, instruct caregiver to discontinue use of zinc oxide and consult a physician if the rash becomes very red, raw, has blisters, pustules, pus, peeling areas or crusty patches, is located primarily in skin creases, lasts longer than a few days, or the baby also has a fever, diarrhea, or strong smelling urine.

Dialysis

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