AlevaMax; Atopiclair; Atrapro Antipruritic; Aurstat [DSC]; AVO Cream; Ceracade; CeraVe; DermaPhor; Droxy; Eletone; Emulsion SB; EpiCeram Skin Barrier; Hylatopic [DSC]; HylatopicPlus; KamDoy; Loutrex; Moisturel; Neosalus; Niseko; Nivatopic Plus; Normlshield; Pen-Kera; Pentravan Plus; Phlag Spray; PR Cream; Promiseb; PruClair; PruMyx; PruTect; Remigen; TL Triseb [DSC]; Tropazone [DSC]; Vanicream
- It is used to treat or prevent certain skin problems.
- It may be given to your child for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If your child has a wound that is bleeding or a skin rash caused by an allergy to a food or drug.
- If your child is getting radiation.
- Tell all of your child’s health care providers that your child is taking this drug. This includes your child’s doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Check with your doctor about how to use sunscreen with this drug.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before you use other drugs or products on your child’s skin.
- Some brands of this drug may not be put on open sores, broken skin, or bad burns. Check with the doctor or pharmacist.
- This drug may cause harm if swallowed. If this drug is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- This drug may catch on fire. Do not use near an open flame or while smoking.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Signs of skin infection like oozing, heat, swelling, redness, or pain.
- Very bad skin irritation.
- Bleeding that is not normal from the affected part.
- Skin irritation.
- Follow how to give this drug as you have been told by your child’s doctor or read the package insert.
- Do not give by mouth. Use on your child’s skin only. Keep out of your child’s mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
- Some of these drugs need to be shaken before use. Be sure you know if this product needs to be shaken before using it.
- Wash your hands before and after use.
- Clean affected part before use. Make sure to dry well.
- Put on the affected part as you have been told.
- You may need to cover the treated area with a bandage or dressing. Talk with the doctor.
- Put on a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- Many times this drug is used on an as needed basis. Do not use more often than told by the doctor.
- 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.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
- Protect from heat or open flame. Do not puncture or burn even if it seems empty.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.