Balsam Peru and castor oil topical

Name: Balsam Peru and castor oil topical

What is balsam Peru and castor oil topical?

Balsam Peru increases blood flow to a wound area, and also helps fight bacteria.

Castor oil prevents skin cells from breaking down, which aids in wound healing.

Balsam Peru and castor oil topical (for the skin) is a combination medicine used to treat bed sores and other skin ulcers. This medication can help promote healing and relieve pain caused by these conditions.

Balsam Peru and castor oil topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

How should I use balsam Peru and castor oil topical?

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Do not take by mouth. Topical medicine is for use only on the skin. Do not get this medicine in your eyes or nose. Avoid inhaling the spray.

Wash your hands before and after applying this medicine.

Apply a thin layer of medication to the wound. Balsam Peru and castor oil is usually applied 2 or 3 times daily. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Shake the spray form of this medicine before each use. Hold the can about 12 inches from your skin and spray enough medicine to coat the wound.

After applying the medicine, you may cover the wound with a bandage dressing, or leave the wound open to the air. Your doctor will tell you whether you should cover the wound or not.

If you need to remove the medicine, gently wash it off with water.

Some forms of this medicine are flammable. Do not use near open flame or while you are smoking. Do not smoke until the medicine has completely dried on your skin.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not allow the medicine to freeze.

Keep the spray canister away from open flame or high heat. The canister may explode if it gets too hot. Do not puncture or burn an empty spray canister.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Balsam Peru and castor oil topical dosing information

Usual Adult Dose for Dermatologic Lesion:

Balsam Peru-castor oil 87 mg-788 mg/g topical ointment:
Apply a thin film topically a minimum of 2 times daily or as often as needed.

What other drugs will affect balsam Peru and castor oil topical?

It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied balsam Peru and castor oil. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.