Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Apply sufficient medication to affected area or place medication on gauze and cover the affected area.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For cream dosage form:
    • Burns or skin infections:
      • Adults—Apply directly to the lesion, or place on gauze that will cover the lesion, once daily or every few days, depending on the usual dressing technique of the affected area.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
  • For soluble dressing dosage form:
    • Burns or skin infections:
      • Adults—Apply directly to the lesion or place on gauze that will cover the lesion, depending on the usual dressing technique of the affected area.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
  • For topical solution dosage form:
    • Burns:
      • Adults—Apply directly to the burn.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Storage

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Keep away from alkaline materials, such as soap and ammonia.