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Calamine lotion is a basic zinc oxide coloured with ferric oxide. It has a mild drying action on the skin.
Symptomatic treatment of mild pruritus and insect stings.
Dosage and administration
Adults and children: a thin layer of lotion should be applied to affected areas three or four times daily.
Care should be taken to avoid contact with the eyes and the mucous membranes of the mouth, nose and anogenital area.
No adverse effects have been reported.
Lotion should be stored in well-closed containers in a cool place.