Use VALCHLOR exactly as your doctor tells you
The following instructions will also help you when using VALCHLOR gel
If a caregiver will be applying VALCHLOR to your skin, he or she must wear disposable nitrile (synthetic rubber) gloves when applying VALCHLOR.
Wash hands with soap and water after touching or applying VALCHLOR and after removing gloves.
Safely throw away used disposable nitrile gloves in household trash.
Apply VALCHLOR right away or within 30 minutes after you take it out of the refrigerator.
Return VALCHLOR to the refrigerator right after each use.
Apply a thin layer of VALCHLOR to completely dry skin at least 4 hours before or 30 minutes after showering or washing.
Let the treated areas dry for 5 to 10 minutes after applying VALCHLOR, before covering with clothing.
Moisturizers may be applied to the treated areas 2 hours before or 2 hours after applying VALCHLOR.
You should not use airtight or watertight bandages on areas of the skin treated with VALCHLOR.
VALCHLOR is flammable. Avoid fire, flame, and smoking until VALCHLOR has dried.
If you have any questions about how to use VALCHLOR, ask your doctor.