Zinc oxide topical Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to zinc oxide topical: topical application cream, topical application dressing, topical application gel/jelly, topical application lotion, topical application ointment, topical application paste, topical application powder, topical application spray
As well as its needed effects, zinc oxide topical may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
Major Side Effects
If any of the following side effects occur while taking zinc oxide topical, check with your doctor immediately:Incidence not known:
- skin rash
Minor Side Effects
Some zinc oxide topical side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:Incidence not known:
- Worsening of diaper rash
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to zinc oxide topical: compounding powder, rectal suppository, topical cream, topical dressing, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical paste, topical powder, topical spray, topical stick
In general, side effects associated with zinc oxide topical have been reported rarely.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Pinxav (zinc oxide topical)." EmJay Labs Inc, Cleveland, OH.
It is possible that some side effects of zinc oxide topical may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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