Which medications in the drug class Protective agents are used in the treatment of Intertrigo?

Updated: Nov 13, 2020
  • Author: Paras Vakharia, PharmD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Protective agents

These agents are used to protect skin against contact irritants.

Petrolatum, zinc oxide, and aluminum acetate (Triple Paste)

Triple Paste consists of petrolatum, zinc oxide paste, and aluminum acetate solution.

Mycostatin, hydrocortisone, zinc oxide (Greer goo)

Greer goo consists of nystatin (Mycostatin) powder, 4 million U, hydrocortisone powder, 1.2 g, and zinc oxide paste, 4 oz qs ad (in a sufficient quantity).

Zinc oxide (Desitin)

Zinc oxide is used for relief of rash, superficial wounds, and burns.

Dimethicone topical (Aveeno Baby Calming Comfort Lotion, Aveeno Baby Daily Moisture Lotion, Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion)

Dimethicone is a hydrophobic barrier cream.

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