What is Baby Powder?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Baby powder is an astringent powder used for preventing rashes on the area covered by a diaper (see diaper rash). It may be composed of talc (in which case it may also be known as talcum powder) or corn starch.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Baby Powder"

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Mild
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None
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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Baby Powder)
Dosage Patients
1other as needed 1

Duration

Currently Taking Baby Powder
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
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Usually
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Burden
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Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
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$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
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< $25
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1 patient evaluation for Baby Powder

MariaE
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MariaE
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Left Eye : mild
Right Eye : mild
Sensation : moderate
Overall : mild
Swallowing : none
Arms : mild
Legs : moderate
Bladder/Bowel : moderate
Spinal Cord : mild
I am: n
I have:
NMO

See MariaE's full Baby Powder history

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Burning sensation: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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