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

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Side effects

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Baby Powder

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Adherence


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Burden


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Cost per month


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$25-49
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1 patient evaluation for Baby Powder

MariaE
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MariaE
Gender: 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: vg
I have:
NMO

See MariaE's full Baby Powder history

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Burning sensation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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