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Notacalamine Lotion

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Product introduction

Notacalamine Lotion is used for the treatment of dermatitis and itching. It relieves pain and discomfort caused by minor skin irritations. It also soothes the skin by causing a cooling sensation.

Notacalamine Lotion is for external use only. You should always use it exactly as your doctor has told you. The affected area should be clean and dry before application. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need as it will not clear your condition faster and some side effects may be increased. If your condition goes on for longer than four weeks or gets worse at any time, let your doctor know. You can help this medication work better by keeping the affected areas clean.

Always shake the bottle well before applying and apply it to the area evenly. Avoid getting it on the mouth, eyes, or nose. In case of accidental ingestion, contact your doctor for guidance. This medicine is generally safe and does not usually cause any side effects. However, seek immediate medical attention if you experience any severe allergic reactions after using the medicine.

Consult your doctor if the condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days. Ask a doctor before using it on children 6 months of age.

Uses of Notacalamine Lotion

Benefits of Notacalamine Lotion

In Dermatitis

Dermatitis refers to the inflammation of the skin. Notacalamine Lotion is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and irritation such as dermatitis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. It reduces the redness, rash, pain, or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. You should always use it as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.

In Itching

Itching is an uncomfortable, irritating sensation that makes you want to scratch your skin in a particular area repeatedly. This may also be embarrassing. Notacalamine Lotion helps relieve this sensation and instead provides a cooling sensation in the area it is applied. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Notacalamine Lotion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Notacalamine

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Notacalamine Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Notacalamine Lotion works

Calamine has mild astringent and antipruritic actions. Calamine is an anti-itch medication that works by causing a cooling sensation as it evaporates on your skin.

Safety advice

No interaction found/established
Information regarding the use of Notacalamine Lotion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Information regarding the use of Notacalamine Lotion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Notacalamine Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Notacalamine Lotion, 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 schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Notacalamine Lotion helps soothe itchy and irritated skin.
  • Always shake the bottle before use.
  • Leave at least 30 minutes between applying any other medicated skin products.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Metallic Salts
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class
Action Class
Anti-inflammatory & Antipruritic agent

Patient concerns

What is dermatitis ? What are its symptoms
Dr. Atula Gupta
Rash, itching, burning, oozing, scaling.
Rashes and itching in thighes pls give some suggestions I attached pics
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello PATIENT visit dermatologist and show him. Looks like fungal infection with dermatitis


Q. How to use Notacalamine Lotion?

Shake the lotion well before using it. Moisten a piece of absorbent cotton with the lotion and use it to apply the lotion to the affected skin area(s). Allow the medicine to dry on the skin.

Q. Will Notacalamine Lotion stop itching?

Yes, Notacalamine Lotion is used to relieve the itching, rashes, and other discomfort associated with minor skin irritation.

Q. When should you not use Notacalamine Lotion?

Do not use Notacalamine Lotion on open and deep wounds, cuts or severe burns. Inform your doctor if you have a history of skin allergy before using this product.

Q. Can I use Notacalamine Lotion on pimples?

Since Notacalamine Lotion has drying or astringent properties, it can help dry out pimples caused by excess oil faster. However, consult your dermatologist before using it on your pimples.

Q. Is Notacalamine Lotion good for heat rash?

Yes, Notacalamine Lotion can help relieve the itching, stinging, and burning sensations associated with heat rash. However, if you are using it to treat heat rash in your child, consult your pediatrician.

Q. Is Notacalamine Lotion good for dermatitis?

Dermatitis is a common skin problem characterized by excessive itching, redness, and rash. Notacalamine Lotion if used as prescribed by the doctor can give relief from these symptoms.

Q. When should I see a doctor?

If your condition gets worse or if it does not improve within 7 days, or if rash or irritation develops, stop using Notacalamine Lotion and check with your doctor.

Q. Can I use Notacalamine Lotion during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

Using Notacalamine Lotion during pregnancy and breastfeeding is unlikely to cause any ill effect on the baby if used as directed. Talk to your doctor in case you have any doubts.

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lls, lakshmi nilayam, ravindranagar, nacharam, hyderabad - 500076
Country of origin: India
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