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Overview

Nixoderm Skin Ointment is used for Fungal infections of skin, Acne, Skin diseases, Blemishes, Dandruff, Calluses and corns, Skin disorders, Skin redness, Redness of the skin, Premature aging and other conditions. Nixoderm Skin Ointment may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Nixoderm Skin Ointment contains Benzoic Acid, Precipitated Sulphur, Salicylic Acid and Titanium Dioxide as active ingredients.
Nixoderm Skin Ointment works by suppressing the ability of fungi to grow or reproduce by altering their structure; absorbing the sun's ultraviolet radiations; works on reducing swelling, redness, pimples and also loosens and softens the dry and scaly skin; drying and peeling of the skin;
Detailed information related to Nixoderm Skin Ointment's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Nixoderm Skin Ointment is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Learn more: Uses

Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Nixoderm Skin Ointment. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Precautions

Before using Nixoderm Skin Ointment, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Apply it 30 minutes before going in the sun exposure
  • Avoid breathing dust
  • Avoid contact with eyes and other mucous membranes
  • Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing
  • Consult a doctor about medication or kidney problems
  • Discontinue if abnormal dryness or irritation develop
  • Discontinue use and consult a doctor if excessive burning, stinging or peeling occurs
  • Do not apply to broken or inflamed skin
  • For external use only
  • Infants
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Nixoderm Skin Ointment. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Nixoderm Skin Ointment. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.

Interactions with Nixoderm Skin Ointment

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Nixoderm Skin Ointment may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Nixoderm Skin Ointment may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Benzoyl peroxide
  • Fluocinolone
  • Hydroquinone
  • Isotretinoin
  • Resorcinol
  • Salicylic acid
  • Tretinoin

When not to use Nixoderm Skin Ointment

Hypersensitivity to Nixoderm Skin Ointment is a contraindication. In addition, Nixoderm Skin Ointment should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • After shaving or bathing
  • Avoid use on dentures
  • Children
  • Do not apply bandage or heating pad
  • Genital warts
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Open wounds or irritated skin
  • Warts in the nose or mouth, moles, or birthmarks
  • Warts on the face
  • Warts with hair growing from them

Composition and Active Ingredients

Nixoderm Skin Ointment is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Nixoderm Skin Ointment is available in the following packages and strengths
Nixoderm Skin Ointment - Strengths: In Tube

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Nixoderm Skin Ointment safe to use when pregnant?
    • Benzoic Acid: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Titanium Dioxide: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Salicylic Acid: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Precipitated Sulphur: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Nixoderm Skin Ointment safe while breastfeeding?
    • Benzoic Acid: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Titanium Dioxide: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Salicylic Acid: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Precipitated Sulphur: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Nixoderm Skin Ointment be used for fungal infections of skin and acne?
    Yes, fungal infections of skin and acne are among the most common reported uses for Nixoderm Skin Ointment. Please do not use Nixoderm Skin Ointment for fungal infections of skin and acne without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Nixoderm Skin Ointment.
  • How long do I need to use Nixoderm Skin Ointment before I see improvement of my conditions?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported same day and 3 days as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Nixoderm Skin Ointment. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Nixoderm Skin Ointment.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Nixoderm Skin Ointment?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported twice a day and once a day as the most common frequency of using Nixoderm Skin Ointment. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Nixoderm Skin Ointment. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Nixoderm Skin Ointment.
  • Should I use Nixoderm Skin Ointment empty stomach, before food or after food?
    TabletWise.com website users have most commonly reported using Nixoderm Skin Ointment anytime. However, this may not be reflective of how you should use this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Nixoderm Skin Ointment.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Nixoderm Skin Ointment medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Nixoderm Skin Ointment. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Nixoderm Skin Ointment

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Nixoderm Skin Ointment

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Nixoderm Skin Ointment, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Nixoderm Skin Ointment

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Nixoderm Skin Ointment.

Expired Nixoderm Skin Ointment

  • Taking a single dose of expired Nixoderm Skin Ointment is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020.
This page provides information for Nixoderm Skin Ointment Product in English.
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