Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical)

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Lantiseptic Skin Protectant

In a nursing home setting/SNF, is it acceptable for certified nursing assistants to apply lantiseptic skin protectant as a maintenance protective cream as a moisture barrier for incontinent residents? To put the question another way... Should licensed...
by Edita in US, 05/11/2006

Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information

Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical)

Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) Medication Classification


Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) Brandname

Lantiseptic Skin Protectant, Dermadrox, Step 3 Moisture Barrier, Soothe & Cool Moisture Barrier, Lobana Peri-Garde, Handshield, Lantiseptic Therapeutic, D-R-C Peri-Rectal Creme, Sbr-Lipocream, Soothe & Cool Inzo, Carrington Moisture Barrier, Prean

Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) is used for the Treatment

Treats and prevents diaper rash, severely dry or chapped skin, minor burns, and other skin irritations.

When To Not Use Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to petrolatum, lanolin, dimethicone, or zinc oxide.

How Should You Use Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical)

Ointment, Cream, Lotion, Pad, Swab, Spray, Paste

  • Change wet and soiled diapers right away. Clean the diaper area and allow to dry.
  • Clean minor wounds before applying this medicine.
  • This medicine is for use on the skin only. Do not get it in your eyes, nose, or mouth. Do not use on skin areas that have cuts or scrapes. If it does get on these areas, rinse it off right away.
  • Apply a thin layer to the affected area. Rub it in gently. Do not rub in the medicine that came in a pad, swab, or spray. Allow the pad, swab, or spray medicine to dry before covering the treated skin area.
  • Apply this medicine as often as needed (for babies, with each diaper change), unless your doctor tells you otherwise.

Proper Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) Storage

Store Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) Warnings

  • For adult women, make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Do not use this medicine for a skin problem that has not been checked by your doctor.
  • If someone accidentally swallows some of this medicine, call your local poison control center.
  • If rash gets worse or does not get better within 7 days, call your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine on deep cuts or wounds or on skin that is infected.

Lantiseptic Skin Protectant (Topical) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Increased redness or blistering on the skin

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