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Generic name: urea topical YOO-ree-a’TOP-ik-al]
Brand names: Aqua Care Aquaphilic, which includes Urea, Atrac-Tain Carb-Ophilic/20, Carmol,… display all 37 brands
Class of drugs: topical emollients

What is Atrac-Tain?

There are numerous varieties and brands of Urea topical that are available, but there aren't all brands listed in this brochure.Atrac-Tain (for the skin) is used to soften dry or rough skin that is caused by skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis, keratosis, and more. It is also utilised to help soften the damaged fingers and toenails so that they can be removed without surgical intervention.Atrac-Tain can also be employed for other purposes that are not covered in this guideline for medication.

Side effects of Atrac-Tain

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you experience any of the following symptoms, they are warning signs of an allergic reaction difficulty breathing or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Atrac-Tain may cause serious side effects. Stop using the drug and consult your doctor immediately in case you experience:

  • The skin. Itching or redness are common in the skin treated.

Common adverse effects of atrac-tain could be:

  • Mild itching slight itching
  • A mild sting or burning sensation.

This list does not represent all possible side effects.. Others could happen. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical effects. Contact the FDA with any symptoms by dialing their toll free number: 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar or related drugs

Temovate, urea topical, ammonium lactate topical, dimethicone topical, Clobex, Olux, and topical application of lactic acid


Follow all the instructions on the medicine label and the package. Be sure to inform your healthcare professionals about your allergies, medical conditions, and any other medications you take.

Prior to using this drug

It is not recommended to use Atrac-Tain if you are allergic to it.The FDA classification for pregnant women is C. It's not clear whether Atrac-Tain could harm an unborn baby. Do not take Atrac-Tain without consulting a physician when you are pregnant.It isn't known if the urea-based topical is absorbed into breast milk or whether it is harmful to the baby who is nursing. Do not take this medicine without consulting a physician's guidance if you're breast-feeding your baby.

How do I take Atractain?

Atrac-Tain can be found in different forms (cream lotion, ointment liquid, gel shampoo, foam, and many more) to be applied to the scalp or the skin. Apply your medication exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using in larger quantities, in smaller amounts, or for longer periods than prescribed.Do not take it by mouth. Atrac-Tain can be used only on your skin. If this medication is absorbed into your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash it off using water.Make use of a mild cleanser or soap to cleanse the nail or skin area that you want to treat. Atrac-Tain can be effective when the nails or skin to be treated are left just a little damp prior to the treatment being applied.Spread a small amount of this medication on the skin that is affected, and massage it into the skin as thoroughly as you can.If you apply Atrac-Tain to your nails, make sure you don't get any of the medicine on the cuticles or any surrounding skin. Apply the cream generously to the nail and let the medication dry. It is possible to apply gauze or a bandage when your physician recommends it. The nail that has been treated should be removed easily after a few days.The Atrac-Tain foam is thoroughly discarded before every use. Other versions of this medication could also require shaking prior to taking them. Comply with all instructions printed on the label of your medicine.Cleanse your hands using soap and water following the application of this medication, except if you are applying the treatment to your hands.Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve or if symptoms get worse after taking Atrac-Tain.Storage is at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Don't freeze. The medicine container should be kept shut when not in use.Be sure to keep the foam canister clear of flames or extreme temperatures. The canister could explode if it becomes too hot. Avoid burning or puncturing an empty foam container.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Utilise the dose missed immediately after your recallAvoid taking missed doses close to when their scheduled time arrives, since doing so could compromise future doses and cause harm. Don't use any extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help Line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

Aviod this

Avoid using Atrac-Tain on open burns, wounds, or areas of skin that are swollen. If this medication is absorbed into your eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina, rinse it out with water.

Interaction with other drug

It's unlikely that other medications you take in the form of injections or orally will affect the topically applied urea. However, many medications can interfere with each other. Be sure to inform your health care professionals about any medications you take that include prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.