Treating dry, rough, scaly skin caused by certain conditions (eg, dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, cracked skin, calluses). It may also be used for certain other skin or nail conditions as determined by your doctor.
Urea Foam is a debriding agent. It works by helping the breakdown of dead skin, which helps to loosen and shed hard and scaly skin. It also softens and moisturizes the skin.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Urea Foam. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Urea Foam. Because little, if any, of Urea Foam is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Urea Foam may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Urea Foam as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Urea Foam.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Mild, temporary burning, itching, irritation, or stinging.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); redness; severe or persistent burning or irritation.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Urea Foam:
Store Urea Foam at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Avoid temperatures above 120 degrees F (49 degrees C). Do not freeze. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not puncture, break, or burn the canister even if it appears to be empty. Keep Urea Foam out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Urea Foam. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.