Padimate O lip balm
What is padimate O lip balm?
PADIMATE O lip balm (Herpecin-Lreg;) relieves dryness and chapping of the lips and prevents cold sores and sun and fever blisters. The lip balm also softens the crusts and scabs formed by cold sores, sun and fever blisters.
What should my health care professional know before I use padimate O lip balm?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
•an unusual or allergic reaction to padimate O, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
How should I use this lip balm?
Apply evenly and liberally to the lips 45-60 minutes prior to and during exposure to the sun. Reapply after eating or drinking. If you feel signs of a cold sore or fever blister (tingling, itching, burning on or around the lips), apply lip balm every hour or as often as is convenient.
What if I miss a dose?
Apply it as soon as you remember.
What drug(s) may interact with padimate O lip balm?
There are no known interactions between padimate O lip balm and other drugs.
What side effects may I notice from using padimate O lip balm?
Side effects with padimate O lip balm are rare. If you are sensitive to any ingredient in the lip balm, discontinue using.
What should I watch for while taking padimate O lip balm?
Stop using the lip balm if your symptoms get worse.
Where can I keep my lip balm?
Store in a cool place. Avoid storing in direct sunlight.
NOTE: This information is not intended to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions, or adverse effects for this drug. If you have questions about the drug(s) you are taking, check with your health care professional.
Revision date: June 22, 2011
Last revised: by Janet A. Staessen, MD, PhD
Drugs & Medications
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