Promoting the healing of certain conditions of the fingernails and toenails (eg, hyperkeratotic conditions). It may also be used to treat certain other skin conditions (eg, corns; calluses; rough, dry skin) as determined by your doctor.
Umecta Suspension is a debriding agent. It works by helping the breakdown of dead skin and pus, which helps to soften, loosen and shed hard, scaly skin and nails.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Umecta Suspension. 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 Umecta Suspension. Because little, if any, of Umecta Suspension is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Umecta Suspension 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 Umecta Suspension 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 Umecta Suspension.
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 skin irritation; temporary burning, stinging, or itching.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. Umecta Suspension may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Umecta Suspension:
Store Umecta Suspension at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Umecta Suspension out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Umecta Suspension. 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.