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:
* Provide a physical moisture barrier, keeping feces, urine and wound drainage from intact and injured skin. * 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. * Menthol has been shown to cause vasodilation. This may increase circulation to an area and aid in healing. * Mild antiseptic ingredients may help prevent secondary bacterial and fungal infections of the skin.
Users have reported that Calmoseptine Ointment is effective for:
* Incontinence of Urine or Feces * Diaper Rash * Feeding Tube Site Leakage * Wound Drainage * Minor Cuts & Scrapes * Minor Burns and Irradiated Skin * Fecal, Urinary and Vaginal Fistulas * Moisture in Skin Folds * Hemorrhoids and Anal Fissures * Partial thickness wounds
Calmoseptine Ointment is not approved for use in deep injury or puncture wounds.