What is Oatmeal topical?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: A-Derma Gel Moussant Palmolive Naturals Daily Exfoliating Soap Protex Avena Antibacterial Oatmeal Soap


Oatmeal is ground oat groats (i.e. oat-meal, cf. cornmeal, peasemeal, etc.), or a porridge made from this product. Oatmeal can also be steel-cut oats, crushed oats, or rolled oats. It may also be applied to the face to heal dry skin and promote overall skin health.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acne 1 1
Acne breakout 1 1
Skin problems 1 1
Wrinkles 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oatmeal topical

Side effect Patients
Dry skin 1

Why patients stopped taking Oatmeal topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Oatmeal topical


Stopped taking Oatmeal topical

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Oatmeal topical.