Hydro 40 Foam

Generic Name: Urea

  • What is Hydro 40 Foam?

    Hydro 40 Foam is used to treat conditions such as dermatitis, dry rough skin, eczema, and other skin conditions. It removes unhealthy tissues and promotes normal healing of the skin where healing is slowed by infection, dead tissue, or a scab. It can be used on the skin and nails.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Hydro 40 Foam?

    Hydro 40 Foam is for external use only and should not be used around the eyes, mouth, or anal or vaginal areas.

    Use Hydro 40 Foam only for the condition it was prescribed.

    Discontinue use if redness or drying occurs, and seek medical attention.

  • Who should not take Hydro 40 Foam?

    Do not use Hydro 40 Foam if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Hydro 40 Foam?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Hydro 40 Foam. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults: It is recommended to apply Hydro 40 Foam to the affected area twice a day.

  • How should I take Hydro 40 Foam?

    Rub it into the affected skin until it is completely absorbed.

  • What should I avoid while taking Hydro 40 Foam?

    Avoid contact with your eyes, mouth, and anal and vaginal areas.

    Do not use Hydro 40 Foam if you have a known hypersensitivity to a compound known as urea.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Hydro 40 Foam?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Hydro 40 Foam. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Hydro 40 Foam?

    Side effects cannot 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 taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: stinging, burning, itching, or irritation

  • Can I receive Hydro 40 Foam if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    Hydro 40 Foam is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Hydro 40 Foam?

    Apply it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not apply two doses at the same time.

  • How should I store Hydro 40 Foam?

    Store at room temperature.

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