Calamine is used in the treatment of dermatitis (skin rash or irritation), itching and eczema (red and itchy skin)
How it 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.
Common side effects
Rash, Mouth swelling, Vomiting, Gastritis, Urticaria, Hypersensitivity reaction, Itching, Skin irritation, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath