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Does bioderm ointment expire? If yes, please help me find the expiration date on the bottle. I can't see it.

Does bioderm ointment expire? If yes, please help me find the expiration date on the bottle. I can't see it.

Everything expires: Nothing lasts forever, but over-the-counter lotions and creams might not have a recommended expiration date stamped on the container. Perhaps going to a store and looking at all the other creams to see what are typical expiration dates can help a person decide when to throw away the bioderm. Of course, if the bioderm looks, smells, or feels different from when new, it's best to throw it out. ...Read more

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Does expired antibiotic ointment work?

Does expired antibiotic ointment work?

Call: Ask your medical doctor as you want what will work best for your problem and not allow the infection to get worse. ...Read more

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I had a punch biopsy to remove mole on labia majora my dr gave me antibiotic ointment that expired 3years ago. I didn't know until 4days after using it?

I had a punch biopsy to remove mole on labia majora my dr gave me antibiotic ointment that expired 3years ago. I didn't know until 4days after using it?

Expired : A product loses its effectiveness after the expiration date. One should contact the physician for a recommendation as to what product should be applied to a healing wound. For example, a topical antibacterial or vaseline to name a couple of possibilities. ...Read more

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Can the ointment mupirocin USP 2% cause a rash when applied if its expired?

Can the ointment mupirocin USP 2% cause a rash when applied if its expired?

Unlikely: Although any medication can cause a rash, if a cream is expired it may be less effective. Neomycin topically can cause a rash, but unlikely with Mupirocin alone. ...Read more

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My wife has pink eye. I have a fresh (not expired) tube of erythromycin ophthalmic ointment. Can she apply? If so, please advise on usage/dosage.

My wife has pink eye. I have a fresh (not expired) tube of erythromycin ophthalmic ointment. Can she apply? If so, please advise on usage/dosage.

4x day: If you are sure the bottle/tip has not been contaminated it can be used 4x day. Ointment does blur the vision so patients are usu prescribed antibiotic drops for bacterial conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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What is epaderm ointment use for!?

Eczema : Epaderm is an ointment made by a british company for the relief of symptoms associated with eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It is essentially a wax/moisturizer. ...Read more

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How to put ointment on my toadstool?

Toadstool: I am sorry but I don't understand the term "toadstool" being used in this context. Please consider re-submitting with clarification. ...Read more

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What is clobetasol ointment for?

What is clobetasol ointment for?

Corticosteroid: Topical I: Highest Potency used for steroid responsive dermatoses. Use under medical supervision. For example atopic dermatitis. ...Read more

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What's ichthammol ointment used for?

What's ichthammol ointment used for?

Ichthammol ointment : Ichthammol ointment has been used in humans to treat eczema & to kill bacteria. It is used to treat dry hooves in horses. ...Read more

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What is mupirocin ointment used for?

What is mupirocin ointment used for?

Mupirocin Ointment: Mupirocin ointment is a prescription antibacterial medicine that is sold under the bactroban (mupirocin) brand name. This medication stops the production of proteins that bacteria need to survive and kills the bacteria. ...Read more

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What are the ointments to remove black heads?

What are the ointments to remove black heads?

Acne: To remove blackheads and acne, you can apply OTC
benzoyl peroxide gel 10% twice a day after cleaning face. It is a drying agent and removes acne over time.
Sometimes, if severe, a dermatologist MD can remove them manually in the office. ...Read more

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How to use lanolin corona ointments for babies?

How to use lanolin corona ointments for babies?

Lanolin corona: The preparation is usually used for animal's hooves. It can also be used for a baby's diaper rash. However, be aware that lanolin can be highly allergic. ...Read more

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I have a piles problem please advise some ointments for that?

I have a piles problem please advise some ointments for that?

Preparation H: There are many over the counter creams to use for piles, or hemorrhoids. Any pharmacy should carry something. Ask the pharmacist on duty for recommendations. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What ointments are good for treating tinea cruris?

What ointments are good for treating tinea cruris?

Tinea cruris: Tinea cruris is a fungal skin infection affecting the groin. You will need an antifungal ointment to treat this. There are over-the-counter antifungal ointments available, but other times may require a prescription. It would be best to let your doctor know about your tinea cruris to receive the best directed treatment, or a consult through healthtap may suffice. ...Read more

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Are there non-prescription tendonitis ointments?

Are there non-prescription tendonitis ointments?

Ointments: Non prescription ointments include ben gay, miracle ice, arnaca, and tiger balm. Some people also swear that using cabbage leaves over a joint can reduce swelling and lessen pain. ...Read more

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What are the best ointments for treating athletes foot?

What are the best ointments for treating athletes foot?

Consider a powder: For athletes foot to help reduce moisture and improve comfort. Powders, sprays, creams and ointments that contain antifungal medication are appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the best ointment to check jockitch?

What is the best ointment to check jockitch?

Depends: "Jock itch" is not a diagnosis and there are a variety of different conditions which may lead to genital itch. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile, you might begin with OTC clotrimazole or miconazole cream. Not ointment because that is too heavy and sticky for the genital area. ...Read more

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Does ichthammol ointment work?

Does ichthammol ointment work?

Ichthammol: Ichthammol ointment is also known as black drawing salve. It is made of sulfur-rich shale and mixed with either a beeswax or paraffin base so it can be used to treat skin aliments. It is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It helps treat and clear up many minor wounds on humans and animals. ...Read more

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Does a&d ointment cause boils?

Does a&d ointment cause boils?

Not usually: If you have an allergy to the contents of the ointment that couls trigger a reaction. ...Read more

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How do I apply ichthammol ointment?

How do I apply ichthammol ointment?

AS DIRECTED: By the PRESCRIBER.........(check out package inserts as well)

Hope this is helpful



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What does ichthammol ointment treat?

What does ichthammol ointment treat?

Eczema/ bacteria: Ichthammol ointment has been used in humans to treat eczema & to kill bacteria. It is used to treat dry hooves in horses. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut?

Can hemorrhoidal ointment work on cut?

No: Hemorrhoidal ointment is used to relieve the symptoms caused by the hemorrhoid. If medication is to be applied to a cut one utilizes an antibiotic ointment to prevent infection from developing or if healing has started then A&D ointment to help the haling process ...Read more

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What are topical pain relief ointments?

What are topical pain relief ointments?

Too many: To list. There are many otc topicals out there. Several prescription meds have nsaids and anesthetics in them. There are also compounds that can be ordered that have several meds combined. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more

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What is the use of ichthammol ointment?

What is the use of ichthammol ointment?

ICHTHAMMOL OINTMENT : Ichthammol ointment has been used in humans to treat eczema & to kill bacteria. It is used to treat dry hooves in horses. ...Read more