Treating pain and itching associated with minor skin irritations.
Camphor Ointment is a topical analgesic. It works by temporarily relieving itching and pain.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Camphor Ointment. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Camphor Ointment. Because little, if any, of Camphor Ointment is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Camphor Ointment may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Camphor Ointment as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Camphor Ointment.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with Camphor Ointment. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); severe irritation at the application site.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
If OVERDOSE is suspected: Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Camphor Ointment:
Store Camphor Ointment at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Camphor Ointment out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Camphor Ointment. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.