Lidocane, hydrocortizone acetate, zinc oxide and allantoin ointment
What is this medicine?
LIDOCAINE, HYDROCORTIZONE ACETATE, ZINC OXIDE and ALLANTOIN an ointment is prescribed mostly for the treatment of inflammation, skin irritation, hemorrhoids, arthritis, otitis, nappy rash, dermatitis, graft rejection, hypercalcaemia along with several other problems. Also it is frequently used as a surface anaesthesia, epidural and spinal anaesthesia and for the pupil dilation during phacoemulsification cataract surgery.
Medicine improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions on the body:
- Forming a barrier on top of the skin that protects the area from moisture and irritants.
- Stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body.
- Preventing the formation, activity and release of different cells and chemicals causing skin problems.
- Forming an oily layer on skin thus moisturizing it.
What are the common indications for this medicine?
- fissures and infections of the nipple,
- adrenal insufficiency,
- anaphylactic reactions,
- aphthous ulcer,
- atopic eczema,
- Collagen disease,
- congenital adrenal hyperplasia,
- contact allergic dermatitis,
- discoid eczema,
- flexural psoriasis,
- graft rejection,
- infantile eczema,
- irritant dermatitis,
- joint inflammation,
- perineal trauma,
- seborrheic dermatitis,
- soft tissue inflammation,
- status asthmaticus,
- ulcerative proctocolitis,
- insect bites,
- otitis externa,
- ventricular arrythmias,
- sympathetic nerve block,
- percutaneous infiltration anaesthesia,
- peripheral nerve block,
- perianal itching,
- surface anaesthesia,
- epidural and spinal anaesthesia,
- nappy rash,
- for pupil dilation during phacoemulsification cataract surgery,
- for restorative and prosthodontic application in dentistry.
What should my health care professional know before I take this medicine?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to any of its active ingridients or if you have:
- Acute mastitis
- Breast abscess
- Heart block
- Congestive heart failure
A patient should be at least 12 years old.
How should I use this medicine?
Medicine is used in the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
What if I miss a dose?
In case you miss a dose, apply or consume a dose as soon as you notice. If you are close to the time for your next dose, wait until then and then consume or apply your medicine. Never consume or use extra medicine to make up for a dosage that you have missed. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed medicines, if you have missed too many doses in the recent past.
What may interact with this medicine?
Medicine and salt interactions may increase or decrease the activity of Medicine when taken together with certain other medicines. Medicine may interact with the following medicines and salts:
- Amphotericin b
What should I watch for while taking this medicine?
Take the following precautions or be careful about the following while consuming Medicine:
- Avoid contact with eyes and other mucous membrane
- Do not apply allantoin topical if it worsens any existing acne problems
- Do not apply frequently
- Do not apply this medication on deep wounds or cuts or any infection on the skin
What side effects may I notice from this medicine?
The following is an exhaustive list of side-effects that may occur for all the constituting molecules of Medicine. Some of these side-effects may be very rare or not found if the salt or molecule is in trace amounts. Not every side effect occurs in every person. Medicines that are approved for sale by governments are expected to be safe for the general population, although new or un-reported side effects may be found later. Please consult your doctor if you observe any of these side effects even in mild form:
- Allergic reactions
- Difficulty in breathing
- Dryness of the skin
There may be other side effects, and this is not an exhaustive list. Please discuss with your medical practitioner for more information related to the side effects.
Where can I keep my medicine?
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless the packaging or storage instructions clearly require you to do that. Keep medicines away from children and pets to prevent them from accidental consumption.
Do not flush medicines down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless specifically instructed to do so. Medicines discarded in this manner will enter the natural environment or be consumed by wildlife. This can cause irreparable environmental damage. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Medicine.