Napguard(Zinc Oxide)

Therapeutic Group: Skin


Napguard ointment: Each gram contains Zinc Oxide BP 400 mg


Napguard is a diaper rash ointment.


To treat or prevent skin irritations (eg. burns, bed sore, cuts, poison ivy, diaper rash). Protects chafed skin due to diaper rash and helps seal out wetness

Dosage & Administration

Apply thin layer topically every 8 hourly. Change wet and soiled diapers, promptly cleans the diaper area, allow to dry and apply ointment liberally as often as necessary, with each diaper change, especially at bedtime or any time when exposure to wet diapers may be prolonged.


For external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. Stop use and ask a doctor if condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days. Keep out of the reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation

This medication should be used with precautions only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast feeding

Over Dose

No overdose related problem is yet reported


Keep in a cool and dry place, away from light

Commercial Pack

Napguard ointment: Each tube contains 25 gm ointment


Usually well tolerated. Extremely low frequency of hypersensitivity reaction.