- Basic Info
Generic: aluminum chloride hexahydrate topical
A topical agent - Aluminum Chloride (a LOO mi num klor ide) is used to control excessive sweating
What should I watch for while using this medicine?You may notice a decrease in sweating after two treatments. Call your doctor or health care professional if your condition does not start to get better or if it gets worse.
To help increase the effect of this medicine, your doctor or health care professional may tell you to cover the treated area with saran wrap held in place by a snug fitting t- shirt, mitten or sock. Do not use tape to hold the saran wrap in place.
This medicine may discolor fabrics and may be harmful to certain metals. Avoid contact with clothing and jewelry.
Do not use this medicine near open flame.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1- 800- FDA- 1088.
Where should I keep my medicine?Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees C). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
NOTE:This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.