Calmoseptine ointment is a gentle, soothing ointment that was originally designed to be a diaper rash. Since then, caregivers have found many more uses, and calmoseptine is a powerful ointment to keep in your caregiver toolbelt! When as a moisture barrier, calmoseptine prevents skin irritation from urine and diarrhea perspiration. If used as a treatment, this ointment helps irritated skin heal, with a gentle cooling effect that keeps you or your loved one comfortable. Many customers find that calmoseptine cream can aid in the relief of rectal itch, hemorrhoids, and anal fissures. It can even be used as a wound care tool to treat minor burns and protect skin from wound leakage. With gentle skin protecting properties, this ointment can be used for minor scrapes and burns - a great addition to any medicine cabinet.
How to use Calmoseptine Cream:
Apply Calmoseptine ointment to freshly cleansed, completely dry skin. Use a thin layer on the affected area of the skin. You can repeat applications 2-4 times daily. If recommended by your doctor, Calmoseptine ointment can be reapplied after each diaper change for prolonged comfort and skin protection.
- For external use only. Be sure to avoid eye contact.
- Not for use on or treatment of deep or puncture wounds
- In case of accidental ingestion contact a physician or poison control center immediately.
- Keep out of reach of children
- If the skin issue or condition does not improve or gets worse one week after prolonged use, consult your doctor.
Calmoseptine Ointment Key Benefits:
- Gentle, cooling menthol provides relief for rectal itching, minor cuts and scrapes, incontinence-related skin concerns, and more.
- Ideal as a moisture barrier, protecting skin from bowel and urine incontinence or wound drainage
- Antiseptic properties help prevent bacteria and fungal infections, protecting and healing the skin
- Anti-itch properties help with rectal itch, as well as eczema and psoriasis
- Calmoseptine is a multi-purpose cream that protects, soothes, helps promote skin healing
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Calmoseptine?
Calmoseptine ointment is a multipurpose moisture barrier that protects and helps heal skin irritations. It also helps to temporarily relieve discomfort and itching. Calmoseptine contains zinc oxide and menthol.
What is Calmoseptine used for?
There are many applications for Calmoseptine cream. The multi-purpose cream has skin protectant properties that can help promote skin healing, it can be used for:
- Diaper rash in adults and infants
- Relief from rectal itch, hemorrhoids, anal fissures
- Protection for the Perineal area (groin)
- Stage 1 Pressure Ulcers
- Minor Burns, Cuts, Scrapes
- Skin Folds, other moist areas subject to fungal infections
- Perineal Soreness and Dermatitis
- Protecting stomas and drainage sites from moisture
- Eczema and Psoriasis
For questions about how to best use Calmoseptine, it’s best to consult your doctor.
Is Calmoseptine good for open wounds?
Calmoseptine ointment is not formulated for deep or puncture wounds. Consult your doctor for the best course of treatment.
What is the active ingredient in Calmoseptine?
The active ingredients in Calmoseptine are as follows:
- Lanolin 15.7%
- Menthol 0.44%
- Petrolatum 24%
- Zinc Oxide 20.6%
Can I use Calmoseptine for diaper rash?
Originally designed for infants, calmoseptine makes an excellent cream for diaper rash, and for preventative skin care for those with incontinence.
How much calmoseptine should I use?
The amount of Calmoseptine you should use really depends on why you’re using it. If you’re using calmoseptine as a diaper rash cream or as a barrier cream, it’s best to use just a pea sized amount. Too much barrier cream may rub off onto your incontinence product. Since calmoseptine is a moisture barrier, it may block incontinence from absorbing into your pad, pull-up, or tab-style brief, and cause leaks.
|Active Ingredients||Menthol / Zinc Oxide|