Active ingredients: zinc oxide
What it is used for
NAPPY RASH OINTMENT. PROMOTES HEALING. PROTECTS SKIN. RELIEVES CHAFING. Desitin can also provide soothing relief from minor atopic dermatitis, cuts, scrapes, minor skin irritation and sunburn. Specially formulated to contain: Norwegian Cod Liver Oil, rich in natural vitamin A and D, plus wool fat, white soft paraffin, talc and zinc oxide. Together they effectively seal out wetness and germs so that, in many cases, nappy rash - and other skin irritations - start to disappear in hours.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
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Do I need a prescription?
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is
Reporting side effects
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