Xenaderm topical ointment
What is Xenaderm topical ointment:
Xenaderm is used to promote healing and treat certain types of skin ulcers and wounds.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take Xenaderm:
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual reaction to Castor Oil; Peru Balsam; Trypsin, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should Xenaderm be used:
Xenaderm is for external use only. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Wash your hands before and after applying. Apply a thin film to the affected area. The wound may be left uncovered or bandaged as directed by your doctor or health care professional. Do not get the ointment in your eyes. If you do, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water. Do not use Xenaderm more often than directed. Do not stop using Xenaderm except on the advice of your doctor or health care professional.
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of Xenaderm in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose:
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.
What drug(s) may interact with Xenaderm Ointment:
Do not take Xenaderm with any of the following medications:
other skin products especially silver sulfadiazine
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What side effects may I notice from receiving Xenaderm Ointment:
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
unusual bleeding or redness of wound
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
stinging at the area of application
What should I watch for while taking Xenaderm Ointment:
Xenaderm may cause temporary stinging when used on sensitive skin.
Where can I keep my medicine:
Keep out of the reach of children.