A & D topical

Name: A & D topical

What is vitamins A, D, and E topical?

Vitamins A, D, and E topical (for the skin) is a skin protectant. It works by moisturizing and sealing the skin, and aids in skin healing.

This medication is used to treat diaper rash, dry or chafed skin, and minor cuts or burns.

Vitamins A, D, and E may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about vitamins A, D, and E topical?

You should not use this medication if your child is allergic to it. Do not apply vitamins A, D, and E topical without a rubber glove or finger cot if you are allergic this medication.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medication on your child if the child is allergic to any medicines or skin products, including soaps, oils, lotions, or creams.

Stop using the medication and call your doctor at once if your child has a serious side effect such as warmth, redness, oozing, or severe irritation where the medicine is applied.

Keep the baby's diaper area as dry as possible. Change wet or soiled diapers immediately to keep wetness and bacteria from irritating the baby's skin. Always put on a new diaper when the baby first wakes up in the morning, and also just before putting the baby to bed each night.

Vitamins A, D, and E topical side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using the medication and call your doctor at once if your child has a serious side effect such as warmth, redness, oozing, or severe irritation where the medicine is applied.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect vitamins A, D, and E topical?

It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied vitamins A, D, and E. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Precautions

Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the product; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: skin cuts/infections/sores.

Some ingredients (e.g., preservatives, fragrance) may make you more sensitive to the sun. Check the label for any warnings or ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need to take any specialprecautions when in the sun. Your doctor/pharmacist may suggest that you limit your time in the sun, avoid tanning booths and sunlamps, and use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness.

Some products may worsen acne. If your skin is prone to acne breakouts, look for the word "non-comedogenic" (will not clog pores) on the label. Some products may stain/discolor clothing. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding, especially if you are applying this product to the breast area.

What should I discuss with my health care provider before using vitamins A, D, and E topical?

You should not use this medication if your child is allergic to it. Do not apply vitamins A, D, and E topical without a rubber glove or finger cot if you are allergic this medication.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medication on your child if the child is allergic to any medicines or skin products, including soaps, oils, lotions, or creams.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.

What should I avoid while using vitamins A, D, and E topical?

Avoid using other medications on the areas you treat with vitamins A, D, and E topical unless your doctor tells you to.

Avoid excessive wetness of the skin areas you are treating. Keep clothing and diapers as dry as possible.

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