PAPAIN/UREA OINTMENT - TOPICAL (pap-AYE-in/you-REE-uh)
COMMON BRAND NAME(S):
This medication is used to treat skin wounds.
HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION:
Apply directly to wound after dressing changes, as directed. This product is for skin use only. Do not allow the product to contact your eyes. Follow all instructions for proper wound care and use of this product. Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
A burning sensation or irritation of the skin may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Tell your doctor your medical history, including any allergies.
Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use, especially medications applied to the skin that contain metals (e.g., silver nitrate, silver sulfadiazine) or hydrogen peroxide. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
Do not share this medication with others.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not “double-up” the dose to catch up.
Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 - 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
Revision date: July 5, 2011
Last revised: by Janet A. Staessen, MD, PhD
Drugs & Medications
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