URO JET Skin Cream

Generic Name:Lidocaine Topical

Uro Jet skin cream is a Lidocaine based cream used for the treatment of skin problems. This medication is used on the skin to stop itching and pain from certain skin conditions like scrapes, minor burns, eczema, insect bites and to treat minor discomfort and itching caused by hemorrhoids and certain other problems of the genital or anal area like anal fissures, itching around the vagina or rectum. Some forms of this medication are also used to decrease discomfort or pain during certain medical procedures/exams such as sigmoidoscopy, cystoscopy. Uro Jet is a local anesthetic that works by causing temporary numbness/loss of feeling in the skin and mucous membranes. Uro Jet skin cream, which is taken for use on the skin, is used to reduce pain or uneasiness caused by skin irritations such as sunburn, insect bites, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and minor cuts, scratches, hemorrhoids, and burns. This medicine is available in forms of cream, gel and foam also. This medicine can also be prescribed as Uro Jet AC.

How to Use URO JET Skin Cream

  • As this medicine comes in various forms of creams, lotions, sprays, solutions, films, and transversal patches, which are generally for use on the skin only.
  • Use Uro Jet skin care cream as your healthcare provider recommends and it will depend mostly on how large an area requires treatment. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
  • It is also suggested to not bandage or cover the affected area after applying it. It is also recommended that not to use Uro Jet skin care cream on the swollen area or any open wounds.
  • As this comes in patches also so it is recommended that, it is usually applied to the skin once a day. It can be worn for up to 12 hours only in each 24-hour period. Up to three patches can be applied at once.

Cautions before Use URO JET Skin Cream

  • Do not apply Uro Jet skin cream to broken or inflamed skin, as increased drug absorption may occur such as increasing the risk of serious side effects.
  • People with liver disease have an increased risk for serious side effects with Uro Jet skin cream, as they do not effectively metabolize lidocaine (the active ingredient)
  • Avoid contact with the eye, as severe irritation may occur.
  • Keep distance with Uro Jet skin cream if you are having any kind of allergies on the skin.
  • Try not to use any kind of hair removal cream or waxes while using Uro Jet skin cream.

URO JET Skin Cream Side Effects

The side effects which may arise while using Uro Jet skin care cream are as follows:

  • An unexplained rash
  • Unexplained swelling of the mouth or throat
  • Ringing in the ears known as tinnitus
  • A slow heart rate
  • Slow or irregular breathing
  • Confusion or drowsiness
  • Shakiness, twitching, or seizures
  • Wheezing or difficulty breathing or swallowing

Interactions and Overdose URO JET Skin Cream

Taking certain medications in combination with Uro Jet skin cream may result in negative interactions. For instance, applying this skin cream with certain arrhythmia medications or local anesthetics may cause problems with this skin product. Drug interactions may be avoided if you inform your healthcare provider of all medications you are using, including nonprescription medicines.

In case of overdose drowsiness, confusion, nervousness may occur and the patient must seek immediate medical supervision.

 

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