This medicine is used to prevent or treat skin infections in patients with serious burns. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Wash your hands thoroughly before and after application of this medicine. Use a sterile gloved hand to apply this medicine to a thickness of approximately 1/16 inch on all affected areas. Whenever necessary, reapply the cream to keep the affected areas covered at all times. STORE THIS MEDICINE as directed on the package. Some brands of this medicine have specific instructions for discarding the product after opening. Check with your pharmacist or on the package labeling to see if this applies to your brand. TO PREVENT OR TO CLEAR UP YOUR INFECTION COMPLETELY, continue using this medicine for the full course of treatment even if your condition improves in a few days. Do not miss any doses. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding.
SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include a burning sensation upon application, rash, or itching. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your healthcare provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.