petrolatum & mineral oil topical (Rx)

Brand and Other Names:Eletone Cream, Tropazone
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Dosing & Uses

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Dosage Forms & Strengths

topical cream

  • 100g/tube (Eletone)
  • 120g/jar (Tropazone)
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Atopic Dermatitis

Eletone is a barrier cream indicated for relief of burning, itching, and erythema associated with atopic dermatitis

Eletone: Apply liberally to affected areas BID/TIC or pan If skin is broken, cover with dressing of choice

Wound Care

Tropazone is a dressing and management indicated for superficial wounds, minor abrasions, dermal ulcers, donor sites, 1st and 2nd degree burns, including sunburns and radiation dermatitis

Wounds, abrasions, full thickness wounds, dermal graft and donor site management

  • Wash the affected area with saline, clean water, or a suitable wound cleanser
  • Apply on and around the affected area
  • If applying gauze dressing, moisten the dressing lightly before application
  • Reapply as described above every 24-48 hr or as directed until the wound or lesion has healed fully
  • For donor site management, apply after skin removal and cover with a moist dressingm reapply as directed
  • For dermal graft site management, apply to the graft site only after the graft has taken successfully
  • Cream can be washed away with a saline solution or clean water without causing damage to the newly formed tissues

1st & 2nd degree burns, including sunburns

  • Before application to burns, take precaution in removing any clothing in the affected area
  • Apply as soon as possible on and around the affected area, in a thick 0.25-0.5 inch layer until the skin no longer absorbs the product
  • If pain from the burn persists, apply thinner layers of until the pain has ceased
  • Continue to apply until affected area has healed completely
  • Application to affected area should continue during any subsequent physical therapy treatments

Radiation Dermatitis

  • May apply as indicated by the radiation oncologist
  • Do not apply within 4 hr prior to radiation treatment

Dosage Forms & Strengths

topical cream

  • 100g/tube (Eletone)
  • 120g/jar (Tropazone)
more...

Atopic Dermatitis

Eletone is a barrier cream indicated for relief of burning, itching, and erythema associated with atopic dermatitis

Eletone: Apply liberally to affected areas BID/TIC or pan If skin is broken, cover with dressing of choice

Wound Care

Tropazone is a dressing and management indicated for superficial wounds, minor abrasions, dermal ulcers, donor sites, 1st and 2nd degree burns, including sunburns and radiation dermatitis

Wounds, abrasions, full thickness wounds, dermal graft and donor site management

  • Wash the affected area with saline, clean water, or a suitable wound cleanser
  • Apply on and around the affected area
  • If applying gauze dressing, moisten the dressing lightly before application
  • Reapply as described above every 24-48 hr or as directed until the wound or lesion has healed fully
  • For donor site management, apply after skin removal and cover with a moist dressingm reapply as directed
  • For dermal graft site management, apply to the graft site only after the graft has taken successfully
  • Cream can be washed away with a saline solution or clean water without causing damage to the newly formed tissues

1st & 2nd degree burns, including sunburns

  • Before application to burns, take precaution in removing any clothing in the affected area
  • Apply as soon as possible on and around the affected area, in a thick 0.25-0.5 inch layer until the skin no longer absorbs the product
  • If pain from the burn persists, apply thinner layers of until the pain has ceased
  • Continue to apply until affected area has healed completely
  • Application to affected area should continue during any subsequent physical therapy treatments

Radiation Dermatitis

  • May apply as indicated by the radiation oncologist
  • Do not apply within 4 hr prior to radiation treatment
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Adverse Effects

Frequency Not Defined

Potential for hypersensitivity

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Warnings

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity

Cautions

For external use only

Does not contain sunscreen; use sunscreen in conjunction in sun exposed areas

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category: A

Lactation: Unknown whether distributed in breast milk; safe for use

Pregnancy Categories

A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA:Information not available.

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Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

Skin emollient and protectant

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Tier Description
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