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What is Lacto Calamine?

Lacto Calamine Lotion is used for Oily skin, Acne, Skin problems, Dandruff, Diaper rashes, Microbial infection on living surface and other conditions.
Lacto Calamine Lotion contains Glycerin Topical, Kaolin Clay Topical, and Zinc Oxide Topical as active ingredients.
Lacto Calamine Lotion works by absorbing excess oil from the skin; preventing skin disorders; preventing sunburn and erythema by blocking the ultraviolet radiations; providing an antiseptic activity; treating the seborrhoeic dermatitis;
Detailed information related to Lacto Calamine Lotion's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Lacto Calamine Lotion Uses

Lacto Calamine Lotion is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1, 2, 3
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Lacto Calamine Lotion Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Lacto Calamine Lotion improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
  • Absorbing excess oil from the skin.
  • Preventing skin disorders; preventing sunburn and erythema by blocking the ultraviolet radiations; providing an antiseptic activity.
  • Treating the seborrhoeic dermatitis.
References: 1, 2, 3

Lacto Calamine Lotion - Composition and Active Ingredients

Lacto Calamine Lotion is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Lacto Calamine Lotion - Side-effects

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Lacto Calamine Lotion - Precautions & How to Use

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Where to Buy Lacto Calamine Lotion

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Lacto Calamine Lotion - Drug Interactions

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Lacto Calamine Lotion - Contraindications

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Lacto Calamine Lotion - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Lacto Calamine Lotion safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Kaolin Clay Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Zinc Oxide Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Glycerin Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Lacto Calamine Lotion safe while breastfeeding?
    • Kaolin Clay Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Zinc Oxide Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Glycerin Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • How long do I need to use Lacto Calamine Lotion before I see improvement of my conditions?
    fei-prazdnikov.ru.com website users have reported 3 months and same day as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Lacto Calamine Lotion. Click here to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Lacto Calamine Lotion.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Lacto Calamine Lotion?
    fei-prazdnikov.ru.com website users have reported twice a day and thrice a day as the most common frequency of using Lacto Calamine Lotion. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Lacto Calamine Lotion. Click here to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Lacto Calamine Lotion.
  • Should I consume Lacto Calamine Lotion empty stomach, before food or after food?
    fei-prazdnikov.ru.com website users have most commonly reported consuming Lacto Calamine Lotion after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here to find out what other patients report as timing of using Lacto Calamine Lotion.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Lacto Calamine Lotion medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Lacto Calamine Lotion. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Lacto Calamine Lotion

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. 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 your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 4, 5, 6, 7

Overdosage of Lacto Calamine Lotion

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Lacto Calamine Lotion, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 8, 9, 10

Storage of Lacto Calamine Lotion

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Lacto Calamine Lotion.
References: 11, 12, 13, 14

Expired Lacto Calamine Lotion

  • Taking a single dose of expired Lacto Calamine Lotion is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 15, 16

Dosage Information

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Lacto Calamine Lotion - Packages and Strengths

Lacto Calamine Lotion is available in the following packages and strengths
Lacto Calamine Lotion - Packages: 50ML Oil, 10ML Lotion, 30ML Lotion, 120ML Lotion, 60ML Lotion

Lacto Calamine Lotion - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies
  • Piramal Health

Lacto Calamine Lotion - Demographic Information

References

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  2. Pubchem ZINC OXIDE https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
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  8. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). Prescription Drugs: Abuse and Addiction. Report Research Series - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. eMedicinehealth (2016). Drug Overdose Overview - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Unintentional drug poisoning in the United States - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  11. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. Put your medicines up and away and out of sight - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. The quick scoop: medicines and your family: safely storing and disposing of medicines - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  13. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. How to dispose of unused medications - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  14. World Health Organization: Information sheet: Pharmaceuticals in drinking-water - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  15. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  16. Harvard Medical School (2016). Drug Expiration Dates - Do They Mean Anything? - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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