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Calmoseptine® Ointment is a non-prescription, multi-purpose moisture barrier. Most pharmacies can special order Calmoseptine® Ointment through their supplier (wholesaler or distributor) and have it for you in 1 to 2 working days.


Calmoseptine ointment is approved by the FDA for use as a “skin protectant drug product”.

The FDA defines a skin protectant drug product as a product that “temporarily protects injured or exposed skin or mucous membrane surfaces from harmful or annoying stimuli and may provide relief to such surfaces”.”(FR Doc 03-13751/347.3 June 4, 2004)



The ingredients in Calmoseptine Ointment:

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Provide a physical moisture barrier, keeping feces, urine and wound drainage from intact and injured skin.
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Act as a counter-irritant, and temporarily relieve discomfort and itching from rashes, eczema, insect bites, and contact dermatitis such as poison ivy, oak and sumac.
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Menthol has been shown to cause vasodilation. This may increase circulation to an area and aid in healing.
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Mild antiseptic ingredients may help prevent secondary bacterial and fungal infections of the skin.


Users have reported that Calmoseptine Ointment is effective for:

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Incontinence of Urine or Feces
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Diaper Rash
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Feeding Tube Site Leakage
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Wound Drainage
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Minor Cuts & Scrapes
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Minor Burns and Irradiated Skin
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Fecal, Urinary and Vaginal Fistulas
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Moisture in Skin Folds
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Hemorrhoids and Anal Fissures
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Partial thickness wounds



Calmoseptine Ointment is not approved for use in deep injury or puncture wounds.