What is Topical Urea?
There are numerous varieties and brands of urea topical that are available, but not all brands are included in this brochure. Topical urea (for the face) helps to soothe dry or rough skin that is caused by skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis, keratosis, and more. Topical urea can also be employed to heal damaged fingernails and toenails, allowing them to be removed without surgical intervention. Urea topical can also be employed for reasons not mentioned in this guideline for medication.
Side effects of Urea
Contact a medical professional immediately. If you experience any of the following symptoms, they are warning signs of an allergic reaction: symptoms of hives: difficulty breathing and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue. Urea topical products can cause serious adverse consequences. Stop using urea on the spot and contact your physician immediately if you suffer from:
- Extreme redness or irritation on the treated skin.
Common adverse side effects of Kera Nail could include:
- Moderate itching slight itching.
- A mild burning or mild stinging.
This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Inform your doctor to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Follow the instructions on the label of your medication and on the label of your package. Be sure to inform your health care providers about your medical issues, allergies, and any medications you take.
Before you take this drug
You shouldn't apply urea to your skin if you are sensitive to it. FDA classification for pregnancy C It isn't known whether urea topical can cause harm to an unborn baby. Do not take this product without a physician's guidance if you are expecting. It isn't known if the topical urea enters breast milk or whether it is harmful to the baby who is nursing. Don't use this medication without consulting a physician if you're breastfeeding a newborn.
How to take Topical Urea?
Urea topical can be found in a variety of forms (cream lotion, ointment, lotion liquid, gel shampoo, foam, and more) to be applied to the scalp or skin. Apply the medication exactly as stated on the label or as recommended by your physician. Avoid using in larger quantities, in smaller amounts, or for a longer period than is recommended. Do not consume by mouth. Urea topical is intended for use solely on your skin. If the medication is 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 area that needs to be cleaned. Urea topical can be effective in the event that the nail or skin being treated is somewhat damp prior to when the medication is 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 urea topically to your nails, be sure to avoid rubbing any medication on the cuticles and surrounding skin. Apply a generous amount of the product to the nail and let the solution dry. It is possible to apply gauze or bandages when your physician recommends it. The nail that has been treated should be easily removed after a few days. Shake the topical urea foam at least a few minutes prior to every use. Other versions of this medication might also require shaking prior to use. Follow the directions on the medicine's label. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water following the application of this treatment in the event that you are not applying the treatment to your hands. Consult your physician if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse when you use topical urea. Storage at room temperature, free of heat and moisture. Avoid freezing. Make sure the container is shut when not in use. Make sure the foam container is kept away from open flames or high temperatures. The canister might explode if it is too hot. Don't puncture or burn the empty foam canister.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Utilize the dose you missed immediately after you recall. Do not take your missed dose if it's nearing the time for the next dose. Don't use any 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 at 1-800-222-1222.
What should be avoided?
Do not apply this medication to burns, open wounds, or areas of skin that are swollen. If this medication is absorbed into your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash it off with water.
Interaction with other drugs
It is unlikely that other medications you consume in the form of injections or orally will affect the urea that you apply topically. However, many medications can interfere with each other. Be sure to inform your health care professionals about any medications you take, including prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal remedies.