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Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula ZnO. It usually appears as a white powder, nearly insoluble in water. The powder is widely used as an additive into numerous materials and products including plastics, ceramics, glass, cement, rubber (e.g. car tyres), lubricants, paints, ointments, adhesives, sealants, pigments, foods (source of Zn nutrient), batteries, ferrites, fire retardants, first aid tapes, etc. ZnO is present in the Earth crust as a mineral zincite; however, most ZnO used commercially is produced synthetically.

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Zinc oxide has astringent, soothing and protective properties and is used in topical preparations for eczema, slight excoriations, wounds and haemorrhoids. It also reflects ultraviolet radiation and can be used as a physical sunscreen.

Zinc Oxide Indications / Zinc Oxide Uses

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Zinc Oxide Adverse Reactions / Zinc Oxide Side Effects

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Precautions

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Special Precautions

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Other Drug Interactions

Zinc oxide reduce therapeutic efficacy of hydroxyquinoline.

Other Interactions

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Dosage

Topical/Cutaneous
Eczema
Adult: As cream/ointment: Use as required.

Topical/Cutaneous
Haemorrhoids
Adult: As cream/ointment: Use as required.

Topical/Cutaneous
Nappy rash
Child: To apply as often as needed with each diaper change, especially at bedtime.

Incompatibility
In the presence of light, black discoloration occurs when zinc oxide and glycerol are in contact.

Food(before/after)

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List of Contraindications

Zinc Oxide and Pregnancy

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Zinc Oxide and Lactation

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Zinc Oxide and Children

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Zinc Oxide and Geriatic

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Zinc Oxide and Other Contraindications

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Storage

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Lab interference

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