What is Siloderm® Cream?
Siloderm medication is an anti-itch medication that contains a mixture of zinc oxide (ZnO) with about 7.5% iron (III) oxide, prescribed for itching skin conditions. This medication in some cases is used as a mild antiseptic to arrest infections caused by scratching the affected area. Calamine is proved to be an effective medication in acne treatment, treats sunburn, insect bite, urticaria, and contact dermatitis. Dimethicone softens and moisturizes the skin and decreases itching and flaking. Zinc Oxide, Calamine, and Cetrimide have astringent and antiseptic action.
Calamine is the one of the active ingredients that is used in the treatment of dermatitis, itching, and eczema. Calamine is also used to treat itching and skin irritation caused by chickenpox, insect bites or stings, measles, sunburn, poison ivy, and other minor skin conditions. Calamine is an anti-itch medicine that has antipruritic actions. Calamine is an anti-itch medication that works by causing a cooling sensation as it evaporates on the skin.