There is also zinc paste , it is slightly thicker due to the starch in its composition.
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Instructions for use
In medicine, zinc ointment has been widely used in the treatment of skin diseases.
In particular, using this ointment can relieve the symptoms of eczema, cure some types of dermatitis , diaper rash and bedsores.
For the affected skin areas that require speedy drying, it is difficult to find a worthy replacement for it.
Zinc ointment can also be used to heal wounds after burns, but only 1 degree, provided that a small area of skin is affected.
If the skin lesions are significant - blisters, moist areas, then professional medical care is required. It is dangerous to engage in self-medication.
Dosing and Administration
Ointment is used only externally.
Regardless of the disease, zinc ointment is applied with a thin layer to the affected skin area 2-3 times a day.
In some diseases it has an anti-inflammatory and disinfecting effect, in others it has a drying effect.
For a better antiseptic effect, the affected skin can be treated with fucorcin before using the ointment.
Due to its impact only on the skin surface, the ointment can not affect the overall condition of the body, i.e. does not have a system action.
In very rare cases, minor allergic reactions were observed in patients who did not tolerate one of the components of zinc ointment.
Pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy or lactation, a woman can be treated with an ointment without any restrictions.
In medical practice, there were no cases of deterioration in the well-being of the mother or child when using zinc ointment.
Overdose of this drug in medical practice was not observed.
Intolerance to drugs that are part of the zinc ointment, can lead to side effects.
Most often these are allergic manifestations on the skin: redness, slight itching, rash. Such a reaction may appear in the first days when using the ointment. In this case, it is worth refusing to use it, notifying your physician, who will select a replacement drug.
Composition and pharmacokinetics
Zinc ointment in its consistency is a soft astringent suspension. The active ingredient of this drug is zinc oxide, which is diluted in a ratio of 1: 9 with petroleum jelly.
The drug is white with a slightly yellowish tinge. You can buy zinc ointment in special glass jars or aluminum tubes by packaging of 25, 30 or 50 g.
Each package of the drug contains detailed instructions for its use.
How to remove zinc ointment from skin
Those patients who have treated the skin inflammations on the face, especially the fair sex, know that zinc ointment is not so easy to remove with conventional makeup remover.
For this purpose, the best way tar soap. Who has the skin dry, so you need to be careful in the use of tar soap. Instead, it is better to use moisturizers to remove makeup.
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