Treating skin wounds and promoting wound healing.
Xenaderm Ointment is a wound agent. It works by stimulating blood vessel activity and removal of unhealthy tissue. The castor oil works as a lubricant to protect the tissue.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Xenaderm Ointment. 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 Xenaderm Ointment. Because little, if any, of Xenaderm Ointment is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Xenaderm Ointment 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 Xenaderm Ointment 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 Xenaderm Ointment.
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:
Temporary 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).
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. Xenaderm Ointment may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Xenaderm Ointment:
Store Xenaderm Ointment at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Do not store above 120 degrees F (49 degrees C). Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store in the bathroom. Do not puncture, break, or burn the canister even if it appears to be empty. Keep Xenaderm Ointment out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Xenaderm Ointment. 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.