Uramaxin (Urea Cream and Ointment)
Generic Name: Urea Cream and Ointment (yoor EE a)
Brand Name: Aquaphilic/Carbamide, Atrac-Tain, Gordons Urea, Gormel, Keralac, ...show all 17 brand names.Lanaphilic/Urea, Nutraplus, Rea Lo 39, Rea Lo 40, Rea-Lo, Remeven, Rynoderm, Uramaxin, Ure-K, Ureacin-20, Urevaz, Utopic
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 13, 2020.
Uses of Uramaxin:
- It is used to moisturize skin.
- It is used to treat some nail problems.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Uramaxin?
- If you are allergic to Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment); any part of Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment); or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Uramaxin?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment). This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Do not use longer than you have been told by the doctor.
- This medicine may cause harm if swallowed. If Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment) is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
- Do not put on irritated skin.
- Do not use on open wounds or infected skin.
- If you use Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment) too often, your skin problem may become worse.
- Talk with your doctor before you use other drugs or products on your skin.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan on getting pregnant, or are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks to you and the baby.
How is this medicine (Uramaxin) best taken?
Use Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Do not take Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment) by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
- Wash your hands before and after use. Do not wash your hands after use if putting this on your hand.
- Clean affected part before use. Make sure to dry well.
- Put a thin layer on the affected skin and rub in gently.
- Put on affected part only.
- It may be covered with a bandage or dressing.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- Put on a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not put on 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
- Irritation where Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment) is used.
What are some other side effects of Uramaxin?
- Burning or stinging.
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
How do I store and/or throw out Uramaxin?
- Store at room temperature. Do not freeze.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about Uramaxin (urea cream and ointment), please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
More about Uramaxin (urea topical)
- Uramaxin (Urea Gel)
- Uramaxin (Urea Lotion)
- Uramaxin (Urea in Lactic Acid or Ammonium Lactate Foam)