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Epimide 50

Generic name: urea topical [YOO-reea Top-ik-al] Brand names: Aqua Care Aquaphilic, which includes Urea; Atrac-Tain Carb-O-Philic/20 Carmol;… list all 37 brands.
The class of drug: topical emollients

What is Epimide 50?

There are numerous kinds and brands of Urea topical on the market, and there aren't all brands listed in this brochure.Epimide 50 for Skin (epididymia) can help soften dry or rough skin caused by diseases like eczema, psoriasis, keratosis and more. The medicine can also be employed to heal damaged fingers or toenails, allowing them to be removed without surgical intervention.Epimide 50 can also be used for other purposes not covered in this medication guideline.

Side effects of Epimide 50

See a doctor immediately. If you experience any of the following symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, difficulty breathing and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue.

Epimide 50 could cause severe adverse reactions. Take a break from Epimide 50 immediately and consult your doctor immediately. If you suffer from:

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

Common adverse reactions to Epimide 50 could include:

  • Moderate itching slight itching
  • Mild burning or mild stinging.

This list is not comprehensive and others could occur. Contact your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow all the instructions on the label of your medication and on the label of your package. Inform your health professionals about your medical ailments and allergies, as well as the medicines you are taking.

Prior to using this drug

It is not recommended to use Epimide 50 if you are allergic to it.The FDA classification for pregnant women is C. It's not clear whether Epimide 50 could affect a baby who is not yet born. Do not take Epimide 50 unless you have a doctor's advice.It is not clear if the urea-based topical is absorbed into breast milk or whether it can harm the nursing infant. Don't use this medicine without consulting a physician's guidance if you're breast-feeding the baby.

How do I take Epimide 50?

Epimide 50 can be found in a variety of forms (cream or lotion, ointment liquid, gel foam, shampoo, and more) to be applied to the scalp or on the face. Follow the directions indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. Don't use it in greater quantities, in smaller quantities, or for a longer period than is recommended.Do not take it by mouth. Epimide 50 is to be used solely on your skin. If this medication is absorbed in your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash it off by rinsing with clean water.Make use of a mild cleanser or soap to cleanse the nail or skin that you wish to treat. Epimide 50 is most effective in the event that the nail or skin being treated is slightly damp prior to when the medication is applied.Place a light layer of this treatment on the affected area and massage it into the skin as thoroughly as you can.While applying Epimide 50 to nails, do not get any medication on the cuticles or any surrounding skin. Apply the medication generously to the nail and let the drug dry. It is possible to wrap the nail in gauze or a bandage when your physician recommends it. The treated nail will be removed easily after a few days.

Mix it well before using. Shake the Epimide 50 foam thoroughly prior to every use. Other formulations of this medicine could also require shaking prior to taking. Follow the directions on the medicine label.Cleanse your hands using soap and water following the application of this treatment in the event that you are not treating your skin on your hands.Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve or if your symptoms become worse when you are taking Epimide 50.Storage at room temperature is free of heat and moisture. Don't freeze. Make sure the container is shut when not being used.Make sure the foam container is kept away from flames or extreme temperatures. The canister could explode if it is too hot. Avoid burning or puncturing an empty foam container.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Take the missed dose immediately after you recall. Avoid any missed doses if you are nearing the time for the next dose. Do not take extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help Line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

Avoid this

Don't use Epimide 50 on wounds that are open burned areas, open wounds, or areas of skin that are swollen. If this medication is absorbed in your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, rinse it out with water.

Interaction with other drug

It's unlikely that other medications you take by mouth or inject will affect the topically applied urea. However, many medications can interact with each other. Inform your health professionals about the medicines you take, such as prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal remedies.