Ovelle Zinc 15% W/W Ointment is an astringent and protective combination to protect irritated skin and to soothe minor skin irritations, superficial burns and wounds.
HOW TO USE
Apply as required after cleansing the affected area. If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Contraindications (1) Use as treatment of fungal infections. (2) Use in patients hypersensitive to any ingredients. (3) Use in large surface wounds or burns.
Special warnings and precautions for use For external use only. If there is no improvement or aggravation of the condition occurs consult your pharmacist or doctor. May cause local skin reaction.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction Zinc Oxide is incompatible with benzylpenicillin.
Pregnancy and lactation Zinc Ointment is a monograph of the BP 1993 and as such (a) No animal reproduction/fertility study was carried out. (b) No study carried out.
Zinc Oxide 15% w/w.
Excipients - Wool Fat, Hard Paraffin, Cetostearyl Alcohol, White Soft Paraffin
Zinc oxide is mildly astringent and is used topically as a soothing and protective application in eczema and slight excoriations. Zinc oxide reflects ultra violet radiation and is used in sunscreens. Zinc oxide is mildly astringent, soothing and protective.