Temporarily protecting and relieving minor skin irritations (eg, diaper rash). It also helps to seal out wetness. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by the patient's doctor.
This product is a skin protectant. It works by relieving skin irritation and reducing redness.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if this applies to the patient.
Tell the patient's health care provider if the patient has any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Dimethicone Spray. However, no specific interactions with Dimethicone Spray are known at this time.
Ask the patient's health care provider if Dimethicone Spray may interact with other medicines that the patient takes. Check with the patient's health care provider before the patients starts, stops, or changes the dose of any medicine.
Use Dimethicone Spray as directed by the patient's doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask the patient's health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Dimethicone Spray.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with Dimethicone Spray. 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); new or worsening skin irritation.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact the patient's health care provider. Call the patient's doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Dimethicone Spray may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Dimethicone Spray:
Store Dimethicone Spray at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Do not freeze. Keep Dimethicone Spray out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Dimethicone Spray. If you have questions about the medicine the patient is taking or would like more information, check with the patient's doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.