Aquasulf Ointment

    Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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    What is Aquasulf?

    Aquasulf Ointment is used for Skin disorders, Skin related diseases and other conditions. Aquasulf Ointment may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Aquasulf Ointment contains Mineral Oil, Precipitated Sulphur and White Ointment as active ingredients.
    Aquasulf Ointment works by drying and peeling of the skin; improving skin softness and barrier function; preventing transepidermal water loss; hydrating the skin and stratum corneum;
    Detailed information related to Aquasulf Ointment's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Aquasulf Ointment Uses

    Aquasulf Ointment is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    • Skin disorders
    • Skin related diseases
    • Aquasulf Ointment may also be used for purposes not listed here.
    References: 1
    Learn more: Uses

    Aquasulf Ointment Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Aquasulf Ointment improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1

    Aquasulf Ointment - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Aquasulf 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.

    Aquasulf Ointment - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Aquasulf 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.
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Aquasulf Ointment - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Aquasulf 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.
    • Pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
    • 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 Aquasulf Ointment. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
    • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Aquasulf 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.

    Aquasulf Ointment - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Aquasulf 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. Aquasulf Ointment may interact with the following drugs and products:
    Learn more: Interactions

    Aquasulf Ointment - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Aquasulf Ointment is a contraindication. In addition, Aquasulf Ointment should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Where to Buy Aquasulf Ointment

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    Aquasulf Ointment - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Aquasulf Ointment safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      • Precipitated Sulphur: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • Mineral Oil: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • White Ointment: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Is Aquasulf Ointment safe while breastfeeding?
      • Precipitated Sulphur: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • Mineral Oil: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • White Ointment: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Can Aquasulf Ointment be used for skin disorders and skin related diseases?
      Yes, skin disorders and skin related diseases are among the most common reported uses for Aquasulf Ointment. Please do not use Aquasulf Ointment for skin disorders and skin related diseases without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Aquasulf Ointment.
    • How long do I need to use Aquasulf Ointment before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported same day and within 2 hours 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 Aquasulf Ointment. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Aquasulf Ointment.
    • At what frequency do I need to use Aquasulf Ointment? website users have reported once a day and thrice a day as the most common frequency of using Aquasulf Ointment. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Aquasulf Ointment. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Aquasulf Ointment.
    • Should I consume Aquasulf Ointment empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Aquasulf Ointment after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume 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 Aquasulf Ointment.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Aquasulf 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 Aquasulf 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, 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 it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      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 Aquasulf 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.
    References: 2, 3, 4, 5

    Overdosage of Aquasulf 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 Aquasulf 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.
    References: 6, 7, 8

    Storage of Aquasulf 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 Aquasulf Ointment.
    References: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Expired Aquasulf Ointment

    • Taking a single dose of expired Aquasulf 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 drug. 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.
    References: 13, 14

    Dosage Information

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

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    Aquasulf Ointment - Packages and Strengths

    Aquasulf Ointment is available in the following packages and strengths
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    Aquasulf Ointment - Manufacturers

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    Aquasulf Ointment - Demographic Information


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    8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
    13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
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