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Generic name: Urea topical YOO-reea-a-TOP-ik’al]

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Class of drugs: topical emollients

What is Ureacin-10?

There are numerous kinds and brands of Urea topical that are available, but there aren't all brands listed in this brochure.

Ureacin-10 (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 employed to heal damaged fingernails or toenails, allowing them to easily be cut off without surgical intervention.Ureacin-10 is also employed for other purposes that are not covered in this guideline for medication.

Side effects of Ureacin-10

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you notice any of the following symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, symptoms of hives: difficulty breathing or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Ureacin-10 can cause serious adverse side effects. Stop taking Ureacin-10 immediately and consult your physician immediately. If you suffer from:

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

Common negative side effects of Ureacin-10 include:

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

This list does not constitute a comprehensive listing of side effects; other reactions could occur. Please consult with a medical doctor regarding medical adverse reactions and report any reactions directly to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar or related drugs

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


Follow the instructions on your prescription label and the package. Inform your health care providers about your medical ailments and allergies, as well as any medications you take.

Before you take this drug

You shouldn't make use of Ureacin-10 if you are sensitive to it.The FDA classification for pregnant women is C. It's not clear whether Ureacin-10 could harm a baby who is not yet born. Do not take Ureacin-10 without consulting your doctor, in case you are expecting.

It isn't known if the topical urea enters the breast milk or if it can harm the nursing infant. Do not take this medication without seeking a doctor's advice if you're breastfeeding babies.

How to take Ureacin-10?

Ureacin-10 comes in different forms (cream lotion, ointment liquid, gel foam shampoo, and others) to use on the scalp or on the skin. Follow the directions indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using in larger quantities, in smaller quantities, or for longer periods than prescribed.

Do not take it by mouth. Ureacin-10 can be used only on your skin. If this medicine gets into your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash by rinsing with clean water.Make use of mild soap or cleanser to clean the nail or skin, which will be addressed. Ureacin-10 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 medication on the affected area and apply it as thoroughly as you can.If you apply Ureacin-10 to your nails, be sure to avoid getting any medication on the cuticles and surrounding skin. Apply the cream liberally to the nail, and then allow the solution to dry. It is possible to wrap the nail in gauze or a bandage, should your physician advise. The nail that has been treated should be removed with ease after a few days.

Mix Ureacin-10 foam well prior to every use. Other versions of this medication could also require shaking prior to taking them. Follow the directions 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 your symptoms don't improve or if symptoms get worse when you use Ureacin-10.

Keep it at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Avoid freezing. Make sure the container is shut when not in use.Be sure to keep the foam canister clear of flames or extreme temperatures. The canister could explode if it is too hot. Don't puncture or burn the empty foam canister.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Take the missed dose when you remember. Avoid your missed dosage 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 Ureacin-10 on 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 using water.

Interaction with other drugs

It is unlikely that other medications you take by mouth or inject can affect the topically applied urea. But there are many drugs that interfere with each other. Be sure to inform your health professionals about the medicines you take, which include prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.