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[Generic name: Urea topical YOO-reea-TOP-ikal]

Brand names: Aqua Care Aquaphilic, which includes Urea; Atrac-Tain Carb-O-Philic/20 Carmol;… Display all 37 brands.
Class of drugs: topical emollients

What is Uramaxin?

There are numerous kinds and brands of Urea topical on the market, and not all brands are included in this booklet.

Uramaxin (for the skin) is used to soften dry or rough skin that is caused by skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, keratosis, and many more. It is also employed to heal damaged fingers and toenails, allowing them to be removed without surgical intervention.Uramaxin is also used for reasons not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Uramaxin

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, or tongue.

Uramaxin could cause severe adverse reactions. Stop taking Uramaxin and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:

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

Common uramaxin-related side effects could include:

  • Mild itching mild itching
  • A mild burning or itching.

This list does not represent all possible adverse reactions; other side effects could occur. Please seek medical advice regarding any effects, as well as reporting any to 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow the instructions on your prescription label and on the label of your package. Inform your healthcare professionals about your medical issues, allergies, and any medications you take.

Before you take this drug

Uramaxin is not a good choice if you have an allergy to it.FDA pregnancy category C. It isn't known whether Uramaxin can harm an unborn baby. Do not take Uramaxin without consulting your doctor, in case you are expecting.

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 medication without consulting a physician's guidance if you're breast-feeding a baby.

How to take Uramaxin?

Uramaxin can be found in various forms (cream lotion, ointment, lotion liquid, gel foam, shampoo, and more) to be applied to the scalp or on the skin. Make sure you use your medication exactly as stated on the label or as directed by your physician. Don't use it in greater quantities, in smaller amounts, or for longer periods than prescribed.

Do not take it by mouth. Uramaxin is only used to treat skin. If this medication is absorbed in your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash with water.Make use of a mild cleanser or soap to cleanse the nail or skin that you want to treat. Uramaxin can be effective in the event that the nail or skin being treated is just a little damp prior to the treatment being applied.Spread a small amount of this medication on the affected area and massage it in as deeply as you can.

When applying Uramaxin to the nails, be sure to avoid putting any medication 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 bandages, should your doctor recommend them. The nail treatment will be removed with ease after a few days.

Mix your Uramaxin foam thoroughly before every use. Other versions of this medication might also require shaking prior to taking. Follow the instructions on the medicine label.Cleanse your hands with soap and water following the application of this medication, except if you are treating your skin on your hands.Consult your physician if symptoms do not improve or if your symptoms become worse after taking Uramaxin.

Storage is at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Avoid freezing. The medicine container should be kept securely sealed when not being used.Be sure to keep the foam canister clear of flames or extreme temperatures. The canister might be able to explode if it is too hot. Don't puncture or burn an empty foam container.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Take the missed dose when you remember. Avoid your missed dosage if it's nearing the time for the next dose. Don't use any extra medication to replace 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?

Don't use Uramaxin for burns, open wounds, or on 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's unlikely that other drugs you consume in the form of injections or orally can affect the urea that you apply topically. However, a variety of drugs may interact with each other. Be sure to inform your health professionals about any medications you take, including prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbs.