For excessive sweating.
Brand Name(s): Drysol
Generic Name: Aluminum Chloride
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth.
Apply the medicine to the affected area.
Wash the area and allow the skin to dry completely (10-15 minutes) before using this medicine.
Use medicine only on clean, intact, dry skin. Rub medication thoroughly into skin. Allow medicine to dry before it touches your clothing.
Store in original bottle, tightly closed and upright.
Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.
This medicine should only be used on the skin.
After using this medicine, do not apply other soaps, lotions or deodorants to the cleaned areas.
Avoid getting the medicine in the eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash the medicine off your fingers after applying it.
Gently rub the medicine into area until evenly spread.
This medicine may stain leather, fabric, or clothing.
Use the medicine only on normal looking skin. Avoid areas of the skin that are red, have scrapes, or damaged.
Wash your hands after using this medicine unless your hands are part of the area being treated.
Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth after handling the medicine.
Allow treated area to completely dry (about 10 minutes) before covering with clothing.
Avoid washing the area or excessive sweating for 6 hours after using medicine. After 6 hours, wash the affected area with mild soap and water.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
You may stop using this medicine if you no longer have symptoms.
This medicine is flammable. Do not use it near heaters, open flame or while smoking. Do not crush, puncture, or burn container.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- skin irritation where medicine is applied
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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