Drug Information for VUSIONTM (0.25% miconazole nitrate, 15% zinc oxide, and 81.35% white petrolatum) OintmentRx only. FOR TOPICAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR OPTHALMIC, ORAL, OR INTRAVAGINAL USE. (Barrier Therapeutics, Inc.): DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

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  • Before applying VUSION Ointment, gently cleanse the skin with lukewarm water and pat dry with a soft towel. Avoid using any scented soaps, shampoos, or lotions on the diaper area.

    VUSION Ointment should be applied to the affected area at each diaper change for 7 days. Treatment should be continued for the full 7 days, even if there is improvement. The safety of VUSION Ointment when used for longer than 7 days is not known.

    Gently apply a thin layer of VUSION Ointment to the diaper area with the fingertips. VUSION Ointment should not be rubbed into the skin as this may cause additional irritation. Thoroughly wash hands after applying VUSION Ointment.

    VUSION Ointment should be used for the adjunctive treatment of diaper dermatitis only when complicated by candidiasis, as documented by microscopic evidence of pseudohyphae and/or budding yeasts, in immunocompetent pediatric patients 4 weeks and older. VUSION Ointment should be used as part of a treatment regimen that includes measures directed at the underlying diaper dermatitis, including gentle cleansing of the diaper area and frequent diaper changes.

    VUSION Ointment should not be used as a substitute for frequent diaper changes. VUSION Ointment should not be used to prevent the occurrence of diaper dermatitis, since or preventative use may result in the development of drug resistance.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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