DiabetAid Anti-Itch

1 Resorcinol (Topical Route): A Summary

Brand: DiabetAid Anti-Itch

Generic: Resorcinol (Topical Route)

Brand name:

DiabetAid Anti-Itch.

Resorcinol is a benzenediol used for the treatment of acne, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin disorders such as corns, calluses, and warts.

This drug works by helping to remove hard, scaly, or roughened skin. This drug requires a prescription.

2 What to Know Before Using

Before taking this drug, the risks and benefits for your body should be discussed with your healthcare provider.

Inform your healthcare provider for any allergic reactions to these drugs or any other drugs, foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. Carefully read the label of non-prescription drugs for any possible allergic reaction or contraindications.

This drug may be absorbed through the skin and should not be used on large areas of the bodies of infants and children. This drug should not be applied on wounds to prevent any chance of methemoglobinemia.

It is still unknown whether this drug works exactly the same way in younger adults. This drug is not expected to cause different side effects or problems in older people than it does in younger adults.

Drugs should not be taken together to prevent any interactions but in necessary cases inquire your healthcare provider regarding the adjustments in dosage or any other necessary precautions to prevent any unwanted side effects.

Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription drugs. Intake of specific food or using alcohol or tobacco with this drug is associated with an increased risk of certain side effects.

Your healthcare professional can give you special instructions about the use of food, alcohol, or tobacco.

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3 Proper Usage

To prevent any side effects, take this drug exactly as directed on the label or as prescribed by your healthcare professional. The dose of this drug will be variable for different patients.

The directions on the label or the prescription by your healthcare professional should be followed. The dosage of this drug you take depends on the medical problem for which you are using this drug.

Adults and children with acne, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, or psoriasis are advised to use the lotion as needed.

Use and dose in adults and children with acne, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, corns, calluses, or warts must be determined by the healthcare professional.

A missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. However, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule if it is almost time for your next dose.

Store the drug in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing. Keep out of the reach of children.

Dispose any outdated or expired drugs and ask your healthcare professional for the proper disposal of the drugs.

4 Precautions to Take

It is recommended to avoid using abrasive soaps or cleansers, alcohol-containing preparations, any other topical acne preparation or preparation containing a peeling agent, cosmetics or soaps that dry the skin, medicated cosmetics, or other topical drugs for the skin in order to prevent severe irritation of the skin.

This drug may darken light-colored hair.

5 Potential Side Effects

Side effects may vary for each individual and prompt medical attention should be given if they occur.

Seek advice from your healthcare professional immediately if you experience any unusual symptoms.

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the drug, the side effects will slowly disappear.

Ask your healthcare professional about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

If any of the following side effects persists or are inconvenient, or if you notice any other effects, or if you have any questions about them, consult with your health care professional.

Report any side effects to the FDA hotline at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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