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ZONALON
Pruritus and dry skin
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Drug Name:

ZONALON Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Doxepin HCl 5%; crm.

Company:
Mylan Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ZONALON:

Moderate pruritus associated with atopic dermatitis and lichen simplex chronicus.

Adult:

Apply thin film to affected area 4 times a day at 3–4 hour intervals for up to 8 days. Do not occlude.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Untreated narrow-angle glaucoma. Urinary retention.

Warnings/Precautions:

During or within 14 days of MAOIs. Poor metabolizers may have increased effects. For dermatological use only. Avoid eyes. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Discontinue MAOIs at least 2 weeks before starting. Alcohol, CNS depressants potentiate sedation. May potentiate drugs metabolized by CYP2D6 (eg, cimetidine, tricyclic antidepressants, SSRIs, phenothiazines, carbamazepine, propafenone, flecainide, encainide, quinidine).

Pharmacological Class:

Antipruritic.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dry mouth, thirst, headache, fatigue, dizziness, emotional or taste changes, burning/stinging, pruritus or eczema exacerbation, skin dryness or tightening, parethesias, edema.

How Supplied:

Crm—30g, 45g

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