What is lidex ointment used for?

Answer Lidex is the brand name for a topical steroid, used on the skin to combat inflammation and itching. Its generic name is Fluocinonide, and it is sold by prescription only. Lidex is used mainly for m... Read More »

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Is triple antibiotic ointment and polysporin ointment the same?

No...triple antibiotic (neosporin) is bacitracin, neomycin, & polymixin B. Polysporin is bacitacin and polymixin B. Very similar though, just not identical!

What are the precautions when taking triamcinolone acetonide ointment (Triamcinolone Ointment)?

Before using triamcinolone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone, prednisone); or if you have any other allergies. This produc... Read More »

How to Use A & D Ointment?

A & D ointment is best known as a treatment for diaper rash. The ointment contains petrolatum and lanolin which help prevent skin irritation by forming a barrier between your baby's skin and wetnes... Read More »

Best Ointment for Burns?

Best ointment for burns is Silvidene. But you would need to get it from the doctor.If the skin is broken you need to apply an antibiotic ointment. If the skin is red but intact, apply aloe vera.