Treating and preventing diaper rash. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Dimethicone/Zinc Cream is a protectant. It works by relieving skin irritation and reducing wetness.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Tell your health care provider if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Dimethicone/Zinc Cream. However, no specific interactions with Dimethicone/Zinc Cream are known at this time.
Ask your health care provider if Dimethicone/Zinc Cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Dimethicone/Zinc Cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Dimethicone/Zinc Cream.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with Dimethicone/Zinc Cream. 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); severe, persistent, or worsening itching, burning, stinging, or irritation.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your 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.Proper storage of Dimethicone/Zinc Cream:
Store Dimethicone/Zinc Cream at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Store the container upright when not in use. Keep Dimethicone/Zinc Cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Dimethicone/Zinc Cream. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.