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----------RE Urea 50 Emulsion
RE Urea 50 Emulsion contains a keratolytic solution, which is a gentle, yet potent, tissue softener for nails and dry rough skin. RE Urea 50 Emulsion contains 50% urea along with acrylates copolymer, carbomer, cetyl alcohol, disodium EDTA, dl-alphatocopheryl acetate, glycerin, lactic acid, linoleic acid, mineral oil, PEG-6, polysorbate 60, purified water, sodium hydroxide solution, stearic acid, titanium dioxide, zinc undecylenate.
Urea gently dissolves the intercellular matrix, which results in loosening the horny layer of skin while shedding scaly skin at regular intervals, which then softens the hyperkeratotic areas. Urea also hydrates and gently dissolves the intercellular matrix of the nail plate, which can result in the softening and eventual debridement of the nail plate.
INDICATIONS AND USES:
INDICATIONS AND USES: For debridement and promotion of normal healing of hyperkeratotic surface lesions, particularly where healing is retarded by local infection, necrotic tissue, fibrinous or purulent debris or eschar. Urea is useful for the treatment of hyper-keratotic conditions such as dry, rough skin, dermatitis, psoriasis, ichthyosis, keratoderma, eczema, keratosis pilaris, keratosis palmaris, xerosis, corns and calluses, as well as damaged, devitalized, and ingrown nails.
This medication is to be used as directed by a physician and should not be used to treat any condition other than that for which it was prescribed. If redness or irritation occurs, discontinue use.
Pregnancy Category B. Animal reproduction studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus; however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Because animal reproductive studies are not always predictive of human response, RE Urea 50 Emulsion should be given to pregnant women only if clearly needed.
It is not known whether or not this drug is secreted in human milk. Because many drugs are secreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when RE Urea 50 Emulsion is administered to nursing women.
KEEP THIS AND ALL MEDICATIONS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
Transient stinging, burning, itching or irritation may occur and normally disappear upon discontinuing the medication.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
Apply RE Urea 50 Emulsion to diseased or damaged nail and/or skin tissue twice per day, or as directed by a physician. (Apply to moistened skin for best results.)
Revised: 12/2010 River's Edge Pharmaceuticals
Reproduced with permission of U.S. National Library of Medicine
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