Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever

Generic Name: Sodium sulfidel

  • What is this medication?

    Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever contains a nail softener. It is intended to temporarily relieve the pain and discomfort from ingrown toenails.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever?

    This product is for external use only.

    Do not use this product on open sores.

    When using this product, use it with a retainer ring.

    Avoid contact with the eyes. If this product gets in your eyes, flush with water for 15 minutes and get medical help right away.

    Stop using this product and ask a doctor if redness or swelling of your toe increases, if discharge is present around the nail, or if symptoms last more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. If this product is swallowed, get medical help right away or contact a poison control center right away.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before using Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever?

    Ask a doctor before using this product if you have diabetes, poor blood circulation, or gout.
  • What are the possible side effects of Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using this product.
  • What should I avoid while using Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever?

    Do not use this product on open sores.

    Avoid contact with the eyes. If this product gets in your eyes, flush with water for 15 minutes and get medical help right away.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever?

    If Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever is used with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever?

    Adults and children 12 years: Wash the affected area and dry thoroughly. Place the retainer ring on the toe with the slot over the area where the ingrown nail and skin meet. Smooth the ring down firmly. Apply enough gel product to fill the slot in the ring. Immediately replace the cap on the tube. Place the round center section of the bandage directly over the gel-filled ring to seal the gel in place. Smooth the ends of the bandage around the toe (the purpose of the bandage is to keep everything in place). Repeat twice daily (morning and night) for up to 7 days until the pain and discomfort is relieved or until the nail can be lifted out of the nail groove and easily trimmed. Keep the tube tightly closed when not in use.

    Children <12 years:

    Ask a doctor.

  • How should I store Dr. Scholl's Ingrown Toenail Pain Reliever?

    Store this product between 20° and 25°C (68° and 77°F). Keep tube tightly closed when not in use.