calamine (topical) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Calamine Plain)?
Apply the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not apply extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Calamine Plain)?
This medicine is not usually absorbed through the skin in amounts large enough to cause an overdose. Call your doctor if you think you have used too much of this medication.
Calamine can cause nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea if it is swallowed. Call your doctor or a poison control center right away if anyone accidentally swallows this medicine.
What should I avoid while using calamine (Calamine Plain)?
Calamine is for use only on your skin. Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes or inside your mouth or nose. If the medicine does get into these areas, rinse thoroughly with water.
Avoid applying other creams, lotions, ointments, or other medicated skin products to the same areas you treat with calamine.
What other drugs will affect calamine (Calamine Plain)?
There may be other drugs that can affect calamine. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about calamine topical.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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