What is Ichtopaste medicated bandages?

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Ichtopaste medicated bandages are an open weave bandage impregnated with a paste containing zinc oxide and Ichthammol. Ichthopaste may be used in the management of leg ulcers, where venous insufficiency exists, the paste bandage should be used under graduated compression bandaging.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ichtopaste medicated bandages

Side effect Patients
Itching 1

Why patients stopped taking Ichtopaste medicated bandages

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Ichtopaste medicated bandages

Duration

Stopped using Ichtopaste medicated bandages

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Ichtopaste medicated bandages

Sep 20, 2011 (Started Mar 04, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for eczema)
  • Side effects
    Mild (itching)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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