calamine lotion


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lotion

 [lo´shun]
a liquid suspension, solution, or emulsion for external application to the body.
calamine lotion a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma (a suspending agent), and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a skin protectant.

calamine lotion

A lotion containing zinc oxide (98% of weight) mixed with iron oxide or zinc carbonate; it is mildly astringent and protective, and used for various skin conditions—e.g., poison ivy and sunburn.

calamine lotion

A lotion containing zinc oxide–98% of weight mixed with iron oxide, or zinc carbonate; it is mildly astringent and protective, and used for various skin conditions–eg, poison ivy and sunburn

lotion

a liquid suspension or dispersion for external application to the body.

calamine lotion
a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a protectant.
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Now, our young charges are marshalled into organised playgroups when summer comes and the gallons of calamine lotion we lathered over sunburn are all but forgotten in the frenzy for Factor 15.
Later, many will have had to submerge themselves in a bathtub of calamine lotion.
Kim's device uses tiny strands of zinc oxide - the main ingredient of calamine lotion - sandwiched between two electrodes.
Mr O'Looney, of Carr Moss Lane, Halsall, was given an intravenous drip, painkillers, calamine lotion and steroids.
Keep the affected area warm and dry, use an anti-itch ointment such as calamine lotion and avoid scratching it.
Calamine lotion can be used if your skin feels sore and irritated.
Treatment: Cool with cold running water, apply calamine lotion, wear loose clothing - so avoiding direct pressure on sore areas.
Lucy talked to a nurse on screen and did a glass test for meningitis before realising nine-month-old Molly needed calamine lotion and to be kept away from other children
It can be controlled by taking tepid showers and dabbing affected areas with calamine lotion.
Bags are packed, passports are in our wallets and we're awash with Preparation H and calamine lotion ( the annual (Gris) Wells European vacation is about to begin.
Calamine lotion is good for itchy skin, but avoid greasy, heavy creams as they will trap heat and sweat.
The incident reminded me of the time I carefully applied what I thought was calamine lotion to my itchy leg.