Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide)
What is Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide) used for?
Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide) is a protective sun lotion prescribed to patients with sensitive skin. The cream protects the skin by blocking ultraviolet rays while moisturizing and allowing it to remain in contact with fresh air. Your doctor may also prescribe it for other unlisted purposes, as well.
How should I use Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide)?
Follow the directions provided by your doctor while using Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide) to get the safest and most effective results. The lotion is normally administered just before going into direct sunlight to get the most effective results. Wash your hands before each use to remove any dirt or contaminants. Put a small amount of lotion onto the areas being treated and gently massage it into the skin. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water to prevent the cream from contacting any mucous membranes such as the mouth or eyes. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide)?
Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide) will not normally cause side effects in most patients when applied correctly. Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any unusual symptoms such as swelling, redness, pain, or rashes affecting the skin. It may be necessary to seek medical attention or make adjustments to your regimen to prevent more problems from appearing.
Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide) should not be applied to skin that is broken or severely damaged. It is also important to keep the lotion from contacting any mucous membranes such as the eyes, ears, nose, or mouth as this may cause unexpected health problems.
Strictly use Sunkroma (Zinc Oxide) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Sunkroma SPF 30 PA++ Lotion (Bisoctrizole (Tinosorb M)/Octyl Methoxy Cinnamate/Liquorice Extract/Vitamin E Acetate/Zinc Oxide) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.