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Urea topical

Name of the generic: urea topical [ Yo-ree-a-TOP’ik-al“YOO-ree-a”
Names of brands: Aqua Care, Aquaphilic with Urea, Atrac-Tain, Carb-O-Philic/20, Carmol,… List all the 66 brands
Dosage formats: topical cream (10 percent) 20-20% 22 percent, 39%, and 40 percent 41 percent 42 percent, 45 percent, 47 percent, and 50 percent) Topical foam (35 percent; 40 percent),… Display the nine dosage forms
Class of drugs: topical emollients

What is Urea Topical?

There are a variety of varieties and brands of Urea topical that are available, but there aren't all brands listed 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 many more. Topical urea is also utilized to help soften the damaged nails of fingers or toenails, allowing them to be removed without surgical intervention.Urea topical can also be employed for other purposes that are not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of Urea topical

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.

Urea topical can cause serious adverse effects. Stop using the urea topical and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:

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

Common adverse consequences of topical urea could include:

  • Moderate itching mild itching
  • A mild sting or burning sensation.

This list does not cover every potential side effect. Other side effects could be present. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar/related drugs

Temovate, dimethicone topical, ammonium lactate topical, sodium hyaluronate topical, Clobex, Olux, and topical lactic acid


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

Before you take this drug

You shouldn't apply urea cream if you are sensitive to it.

The FDA classification for pregnant women is C. It isn't known whether topical urea is harmful to an unborn child. Do not apply the topical urea without consulting your medical professional's guidance if you're expecting

It isn't clear if the urea-based topical is absorbed into breast milk or whether it is harmful to nursing babies. Do not take this medicine without consulting a physician's advice if you're breastfeeding the baby.

How to take Urea topical?

Urea topical can be found in a variety of forms (cream lotion, ointment, lotion liquid, gel foam shampoo, and many more) to be applied to the scalp or on the skin. Apply the medication exactly as indicated on the label or as recommended by your physician. Don't use it in greater quantities, in smaller amounts, or for longer periods than prescribed.

Do not consume by mouth. Urea topicals can be used solely on your skin. If the medication is in your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash it off with water.Make use of a mild cleanser or soap to cleanse the nail or skin area that needs to be cleaned. Urea topical is most effective when the nail or skin to be treated is left somewhat damp prior to when the medication is applied.

Place a light layer of this treatment on the skin that is affected, and massage it into the skin as thoroughly as you can.When applying urea to nails, be sure to make sure you don't get any of the medicine on the cuticles or around the skin. Apply the cream liberally to the nail, and let the solution dry. It is possible to apply gauze or bandages, should your doctor recommend them. The nail that has been treated should be removed with ease after a few days.

Shake the topical urea foam thoroughly prior to every use. Other types of this medicine might also require shaking prior to taking. Follow the instructions on the medicine label.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 physician if symptoms don't improve or if your symptoms get worse when you use urea topical.

Keep it at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Avoid freezing. Make sure the container is securely sealed when not being used.Make sure the foam container is kept away from flames that are open or at high temperatures. The canister could explode if it is too hot. Avoid burning or puncturing an empty foam container.

Details on dosage

Usual Adult Dose for Dermatological Disorders:

Urea 30 foam:
Urea 35 foam:
Urea: 35 percent lotion
Urea: 39 percent cream
Urea: 40 percent foam
Urea: 42 percent foam
Urea 45% emulsion:
Urea solution of 45:
Urea 50% emulsion:
Urea 50 ointment:
Urea 50% suspension:
Apply the cream to the affected area twice a day.
Urea 40% emulsion:
Urea 40% suspension:
Urea 42 Pad:
Urea 45% gel:
Urea: 50 percent cream
Urea: 50% gel
Apply the nail-care products to the damaged skin daily.
Urea: 50 percent stick
Apply the nail care treatment every day.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Utilize the dose missed immediately after your recall. Avoid any missed doses if you are close to the time of the next dose. 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.

What should be avoided?

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

Interaction with other drugs

It is unlikely that other drugs you consume by mouth or inject can affect the urea that you apply topically. However, many drugs interact with each other. Be sure to inform your health care professionals about any medications you take, such as prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbs.