Carrington Oral Wound Rinse

Generic Name: aloe vera topical (AL oe VER a TOP ik al)
Brand Name: Carrington Oral Wound Rinse, OraMagic Rx

What is Carrington Oral Wound Rinse (aloe vera topical)?

Aloe vera topical is also known as cape, zanzibar, socotrine, curacao, and Barbados aloes.

Aloe vera topical has been used in alternative medicine as an aid in treating minor wounds, burns, eczema, and psoriasis.

Not all uses for aloe vera topical have been approved by the FDA. Aloe vera topical should not be used in place of medication prescribed for you by your doctor.

There are no regulated manufacturing standards in place for many herbal compounds and some marketed supplements have been found to be contaminated with toxic metals or other drugs. Herbal/health supplements should be purchased from a reliable source to minimize the risk of contamination.

Aloe vera topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this product guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Carrington Oral Wound Rinse (aloe vera topical)?

Not all uses for aloe vera topical have been approved by the FDA. Aloe vera topical should not be used in place of medication prescribed for you by your doctor.

There are no regulated manufacturing standards in place for many herbal compounds and some marketed supplements have been found to be contaminated with toxic metals or other drugs. Herbal/health supplements should be purchased from a reliable source to minimize the risk of contamination.

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Use aloe vera topical as directed on the label, or as your healthcare provider has prescribed. Do not use this product in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.

What should I discuss with my health care provider before using Carrington Oral Wound Rinse (aloe vera topical)?

Before using aloe vera topical, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional if you have any other medical conditions, allergies, or if you use other medicines or other herbal/health supplements. Aloe vera topical may not be recommended in some situations.

Although the topical use of aloe vera is not expected to be harmful during pregnancy or breast-feeding, talk to your doctor before using aloe vera topical if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.

Talk to the child's doctor before using aloe vera topical to treat a child.

How should I use Carrington Oral Wound Rinse (aloe vera topical)?

When considering the use of herbal supplements, seek the advice of your doctor. You may also consider consulting a practitioner who is trained in the use of herbal/health supplements.

If you choose to use aloe vera topical, use it as directed on the package or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider. Do not use more of this product than is recommended on the label.

Store aloe vera topical as directed on the package. In general, aloe vera topical should be protected from light and moisture and stored in a sealed container.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

An overdose of aloe vera topical is unlikely to occur.

What should I avoid while using Carrington Oral Wound Rinse (aloe vera topical)?

Follow your healthcare provider's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.

Carrington Oral Wound Rinse (aloe vera topical) side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Less serious side effects are more likely to occur, and you may have none at all. Tell your doctor, pharmacist, herbalist, or other healthcare provider about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

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What other drugs will affect Carrington Oral Wound Rinse (aloe vera topical)?

It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied aloe vera topical. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

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  • Consult with a licensed healthcare professional before using any herbal/health supplement. Whether you are treated by a medical doctor or a practitioner trained in the use of natural medicines/supplements, make sure all your healthcare providers know about all of your medical conditions and treatments.
  • Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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