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Zinc Oxide 10%/Aluminum Hydroxide 2.5% Topical Ointment

Bayview Pharmacy's Zinc Oxide 10%/Aluminum Hydroxide 2.5% Topical Ointment is a semi-solid formulation, dispensed in a tube for external application. This compounded medication, with its greasy or oily base, aids in the delivery of therapeutic agents for localized treatment. It is typically used for treating skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, dermatitis, and seborrheic dermatitis, as well as aiding in wound healing and infection control.

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Formula Information

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This compounded formulation of Zinc Oxide 10%/Aluminum Hydroxide 2.5% Topical Ointment is a semi-solid preparation, dispensed in a tube for external application to the skin. The greasy or oily base of the ointment aids in the delivery of the therapeutic agents, providing localized treatment for a variety of skin conditions such as skin inflammation, infections, or wound healing.

The ointment combines the properties of zinc oxide, an effective anti-inflammatory and antiseptic agent, and aluminum hydroxide, which helps to alleviate itching and irritation. Together, these two ingredients form a potent treatment for a range of skin conditions including diaper rash, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and sunburn. The ointment works by reducing inflammation and irritation, while also forming a protective barrier against further irritation.

For diaper rash, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and sunburn, the ointment should be applied to the affected area two to three times daily, or as directed by a healthcare provider. It is safe and effective for use in both adults and children. However, if any irritation or redness occurs, discontinue use and consult a healthcare provider immediately.

At Bayview Pharmacy, our team of compounding pharmacists is experienced in creating custom formulations to meet the unique needs of our patients. If you have any questions about this formulation or any other compounding needs, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are here to provide you with the best possible care and service.

Drug Interactions

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Zinc Oxide 10%/Aluminum Hydroxide 2.5% Topical Ointment is a semi-solid formulation that is dispensed in a tube and is designed for external application to the skin. It provides a greasy or oily base that aids in the delivery of medication or therapeutic agents for localized treatment. This ointment is typically used for conditions such as skin inflammation, infections, or wound healing.

Interactions: This formulation is generally well tolerated and has no known drug interactions. However, it is important to note that this ointment should not be used in combination with other topical medications, as this may increase the risk of skin irritation. Patients should also avoid using this ointment on broken or irritated skin, as this may increase the risk of further irritation.

For diaper rash, this ointment can be applied to the affected area up to three times daily. For conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, and sunburn, this ointment should be applied to the affected area up to two times daily. If any adverse reactions occur, patients should discontinue use and contact their healthcare provider immediately.

It is always recommended to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new medication or treatment. If you have any questions or concerns about this product, please do not hesitate to reach out to your healthcare provider.

How Does it Work

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This compounded formulation of Zinc Oxide 10%/Aluminum Hydroxide 2.5% Topical Ointment is a semi-solid preparation, dispensed in a tube for external application to the skin. It is designed to provide a greasy or oily base that aids in the delivery of medication or therapeutic agents for localized treatment. This ointment is typically used for conditions such as skin inflammation, infections, or wound healing.

The ointment is a combination of 10% zinc oxide and 2.5% aluminum hydroxide. Zinc oxide is known for its soothing and protective properties on the skin, while aluminum hydroxide is effective in reducing inflammation and irritation. When applied to the affected area, the ointment forms a protective barrier that helps to retain moisture and keep irritants out, thereby reducing the symptoms of the skin condition and promoting healing.

For diaper rash, it is recommended to apply the ointment to the affected area after each diaper change to soothe the skin and protect it from further irritation. For conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and acne, the ointment should be applied to the affected area twice daily to reduce inflammation and irritation, and promote healing. For sunburn, the ointment should be applied to the affected area as soon as possible after sun exposure to soothe the skin and protect it from further damage.

It is crucial to follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider when using this ointment. If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to reach out to your healthcare provider for further guidance.

Other Uses

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This compounded formulation of Zinc Oxide 10%/Aluminum Hydroxide 2.5% Topical Ointment is a semi-solid preparation, dispensed in a tube for external application to the skin. It provides a greasy or oily base that aids in the delivery of medication or therapeutic agents for localized treatment. It is typically used for conditions such as skin inflammation, infections, or wound healing. Furthermore, it can be utilized to treat a wide range of other skin conditions, including diaper rash, contact dermatitis, and sunburn. This formulation also serves as a protective barrier for the skin, preventing further irritation and aiding in the healing process of minor cuts and scrapes. It can also be used to soothe and protect chapped lips and to help reduce the appearance of scars. However, it is crucial to note that this formulation should not be used on open wounds or on areas of the skin that are infected or inflamed. If you have any questions about how to use this formulation for any of these conditions, please consult with a healthcare professional.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Zinc Oxide 10%/Aluminum Hydroxide 2.5% Topical Ointment?

This is a semi-solid formulation that is dispensed in a tube and is designed for external application to the skin. It provides a greasy or oily base that aids in the delivery of medication or therapeutic agents for localized treatment.

What is the purpose of this ointment?

This ointment is typically used for conditions such as skin inflammation, infections, or wound healing. It helps to deliver medication or therapeutic agents directly to the affected area.

How should I apply this ointment?

This ointment should be applied externally to the skin, directly on the affected area. Follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider or as indicated on the product label.

What are the active ingredients in this ointment?

The active ingredients in this ointment are Zinc Oxide and Aluminum Hydroxide. Zinc Oxide is present at a concentration of 10% and Aluminum Hydroxide is present at a concentration of 2.5%.

What is the role of Zinc Oxide in this ointment?

Zinc Oxide is known for its astringent, soothing, and protective properties. It is often used in topical treatments for skin inflammation and wound healing.

What is the role of Aluminum Hydroxide in this ointment?

Aluminum Hydroxide is used as an adjuvant in this ointment. It helps to enhance the effect of the primary ingredient, Zinc Oxide, and aids in the delivery of the medication to the skin.

Can this ointment be used on all types of skin?

Generally, this ointment is safe for all skin types. However, if you have sensitive skin or known allergies, it is recommended to do a patch test or consult your healthcare provider before use.

Are there any side effects associated with this ointment?

As with any medication, side effects can occur. Common side effects may include mild skin irritation. If you experience any severe or persistent side effects, discontinue use and consult your healthcare provider immediately.

Can I use this ointment with other skincare products?

It is generally safe to use this ointment with other skincare products. However, it is recommended to apply this ointment last, as its greasy or oily base may prevent other products from penetrating the skin effectively.

How should I store this ointment?

This ointment should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight. Always ensure the cap is tightly closed after use to prevent the product from drying out.

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Formulas and/or material listed are not to be interpreted as a promise, guarantee or claim of therapeutic efficacy or safety. The information contained herein is not intended to replace or substitute for conventional medical care, or encourage its abandonment. Every patient is unique, and formulas should be adjusted to meet their individual needs.
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