Basic Ointments and Protectants
- Basic Ointments and Protectants
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Drug Drug Description Vitamin E An antioxidant vitamin used in many skin creams and multivitamin preparations. Lactic acid An emollient and keratolytic used agent in various cosmetic products and used as an additive in various pharmaceutical products for its antibacterial properties. Magnesium hydroxide An inorganic compound used as a laxative and antacid. Zinc oxide A mineral ingredient of various pharmacological preparations to treat diaper dermatitis and other skin conditions, to protect the epidermis, and to prevent sunburn. Glycerin It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, and sweetening agent. Mineral oil Mineral oil is not considered an active pharmacological ingredient in pharmaceutical preparations and so has no official indication. It is typically present in topical formulations as an emollient and occlusive... Petrolatum For use as an over the counter skin protectant [FDA Label]. Commonly used to treat diaper rash and chapped lips [FDA Label] . Dimethicone An ingredient used to treat dry and irritated eyes. Allantoin An ingredient used in skin care products to relieve irritation and protect minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. Lanolin An ingredient used in skin care products to relieve irritation. Light mineral oil An oil used to hydrate dry, itchy skin, hemorrhoids, and dry eyes. Peanut oil A compound used to lubricate ear wax, as an emollient, and used in laxatives. Zinc chloride A medication used to treat zinc deficiencies and associated symptoms and also in total parenteral nutrition.
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