Potential Drug Interactions With Balmex
These products are not known to interact with other medications (see Balmex Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Using It?
You should talk with your child's healthcare provider prior to using these products if your child has:
- A very severe or long-lasting diaper rash
- A yeast diaper rash
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines your child is taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Balmex Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use this medication.)
An overdose could potentially cause problems, especially if it is taken by mouth. If your child accidentally eats some of the ointment, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Balmex Overdose for more information.)
Balmex should be stored at room temperature. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Balmex?
If you miss a dose of Balmex, just skip the missed dose. Since Balmex is usually applied at every diaper change (and since frequent diaper changes are recommended for babies with diaper rashes), it will not be long before the next dose.