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Zinc Oxide 8%/Cholestyramine 4%/Miconazole 2%/Mupirocin 2% Topical Gel

Bayview Pharmacy's Zinc Oxide 8%/Cholestyramine 4%/Miconazole 2%/Mupirocin 2% Topical Gel is a specially compounded medication. This semisolid formulation is dispensed through a pump mechanism, allowing for easy and precise application on the skin. It is designed for targeted treatment or absorption of active ingredients in a gel-like consistency. It is used to treat various skin conditions such as impetigo, folliculitis, intertrigo, tinea versicolor, and dermatitis.

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Formula Information

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This topical gel is a compounded formulation of Zinc Oxide 8%, Cholestyramine 4%, Miconazole 2%, and Mupirocin 2%. It is specifically designed to treat a range of skin conditions such as Impetigo, Folliculitis, Intertrigo, Tinea Versicolor, and Dermatitis. Each ingredient plays a crucial role in the treatment process. Zinc Oxide acts as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic agent, reducing inflammation and irritation. Cholestyramine and Miconazole are both antifungal agents that inhibit fungal growth and infection. Mupirocin, an antibiotic, aids in reducing bacterial growth and infection. The combination of these ingredients effectively reduces inflammation, irritation, fungal and bacterial growth, providing relief from the symptoms associated with these skin conditions.

The gel is a semisolid formulation dispensed through a pump mechanism, which facilitates easy and precise application on the skin. This targeted treatment allows for the absorption of active ingredients in a gel-like consistency, ensuring that the medication is applied exactly where it's needed. It's important to follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider when using this product to ensure its effectiveness and your safety.

If you have any questions about this formulation or how to use it, please don't hesitate to reach out. At Bayview Pharmacy, we're committed to providing you with the information and guidance you need to use our products effectively and safely.

Drug Interactions

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This compounded formulation of Zinc Oxide 8%, Cholestyramine 4%, Miconazole 2%, and Mupirocin 2% in a topical gel form is specifically designed for the treatment of various skin conditions such as Impetigo, Folliculitis, Intertrigo, Tinea Versicolor, and Dermatitis. The unique combination of active ingredients works synergistically to provide targeted treatment.

Zinc Oxide 8% serves as a protective barrier for the skin, reducing inflammation and irritation. Cholestyramine 4% is included in the formulation for its ability to alleviate itching and irritation associated with these skin conditions. Miconazole 2% and Mupirocin 2% are potent antimicrobial agents that inhibit the growth of fungi and bacteria, which are often the underlying cause of these skin conditions.

It is crucial to note that this topical gel should not be applied to open wounds or used on the face. The recommended application is a thin layer of the gel on the affected area, applied twice daily. Patients should not exceed this recommended dosage. If symptoms persist or worsen, it is advised to contact a healthcare provider immediately.

While this formulation is designed to provide relief and promote healing, it is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Always consult with a healthcare provider for any questions or concerns regarding a medical condition.

How Does it Work

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This topical gel is a compounded formulation of Zinc Oxide 8%, Cholestyramine 4%, Miconazole 2%, and Mupirocin 2%. It is designed to treat a variety of skin conditions, including Impetigo, Folliculitis, Intertrigo, Tinea Versicolor, and Dermatitis. Each ingredient plays a crucial role in the treatment process.

Zinc Oxide is an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic agent. It works to reduce inflammation and irritation on the skin, providing relief from discomfort. Cholestyramine and Miconazole are both antifungal agents. They inhibit the growth of fungi on the skin, helping to clear up fungal infections and prevent their recurrence. Mupirocin is an antibiotic that targets bacteria on the skin, reducing their growth and aiding in the healing process.

This combination of ingredients in a gel-like consistency allows for targeted treatment of affected areas. The gel is dispensed through a pump mechanism, which facilitates easy and precise application. This ensures that the active ingredients are delivered directly to the area that needs treatment, maximizing their effectiveness.

When using this topical gel, it is crucial to follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider. Typically, the gel is applied to the affected area two to three times a day. Always wash your hands before and after applying the gel to prevent the spread of infection. Avoid contact with the eyes, nose, and mouth. If contact occurs, rinse the area thoroughly with water.

If you have any questions about this formulation or how to use it, don't hesitate to reach out. It's important to use this medication correctly to ensure the best possible results. Your health and well-being are our top priority.

Other Uses

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This compounded formulation of Zinc Oxide 8%/Cholestyramine 4%/Miconazole 2%/Mupirocin 2% Topical Gel is a versatile treatment option for a range of skin conditions. The semisolid formulation is dispensed through a pump mechanism, which allows for easy and precise application on the skin. The gel-like consistency ensures targeted treatment or absorption of the active ingredients.

Zinc Oxide in the formulation acts as an effective barrier against moisture and irritants, providing relief and protection to the skin. Cholestyramine is included for its ability to reduce inflammation and itching, providing comfort to irritated skin. The formulation also contains Miconazole and Mupirocin, both of which are antifungal agents. These ingredients can help to treat fungal infections such as tinea versicolor.

In addition to treating fungal infections, this formulation can be used to treat a variety of other skin conditions. These include diaper rash, eczema, and various forms of dermatitis. It can also be used to treat minor cuts, scrapes, and burns, providing a protective barrier and promoting healing.

When using this formulation, it is crucial to follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider. Typically, it should be applied to the affected area two to three times daily, or as directed by your healthcare provider. It is important to avoid contact with the eyes, nose, and mouth. If any irritation or redness occurs, discontinue use and contact your healthcare provider immediately.

If you have any questions about the use of this formulation, please do not hesitate to reach out to your healthcare provider or pharmacist. They can provide you with the most accurate and relevant information based on your specific needs and condition.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Zinc Oxide 8%/Cholestyramine 4%/Miconazole 2%/Mupirocin 2% Topical Gel?

This is a compounded formulation of four active ingredients: Zinc Oxide, Cholestyramine, Miconazole, and Mupirocin. It is a semisolid formulation that is dispensed through a pump mechanism for easy and precise application on the skin.

What is the consistency of this topical gel?

The gel has a semisolid, gel-like consistency that allows for targeted treatment or absorption of the active ingredients.

How is this topical gel applied?

The gel is dispensed through a pump mechanism, which facilitates easy and precise application on the skin.

What are the active ingredients in this topical gel?

The active ingredients in this topical gel are Zinc Oxide (8%), Cholestyramine (4%), Miconazole (2%), and Mupirocin (2%).

What is the purpose of the pump mechanism?

The pump mechanism allows for easy and precise application of the gel on the skin, ensuring that the right amount of medication is applied each time.

Can this topical gel be used for any skin condition?

As a compounded formulation, this topical gel is typically prescribed by a healthcare provider for specific skin conditions. It's important to use this medication as directed by your healthcare provider.

How should I store this topical gel?

Store this medication at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not apply extra doses.

What are the potential side effects of this topical gel?

Side effects can vary depending on the individual and the condition being treated. Common side effects may include skin irritation or sensitivity. If you experience any severe or persistent side effects, contact your healthcare provider immediately.

Can I use other skincare products while using this topical gel?

Before using other skincare products, it's important to discuss with your healthcare provider to avoid potential interactions or interference with the effectiveness of the medication.

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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.

No compounded medications are reviewed by the FDA for safety or efficacy.
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