This medication is used as a moisturizer to treat or prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin and minor skin irritations (e.g., diaper rash, skin burns from radiation therapy). Emollients are substances that soften and moisturize the skin and decrease itching and flaking.
Most of the emollients doesn’t have any side effects. Rarely, skin irritation or redness may occur.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.