Skin Protectant Lotion | DIFINSA53


Frequently-Asked Questions


Is DIFINSA53™ lotion safe to use anywhere on my skin?


DIFINSA53™ lotion is safe to put on your skin. However, apply DIFINSA53™ lotion to external skin only. Do not use it on deep or puncture wounds and do not get it in your eyes. Ask your doctor or nurse about any areas of skin where you should not apply it.



Is DIFINSA53™ lotion safe to use anytime?


You can safely use DIFINSA53™ lotion before you have a radiation treatment, after your radiation treatment, and then everyday between treatments.



What if I have skin allergies?


DIFINSA53™ lotion is hypoallergenic and dermatologist-approved. However, before you start using it, tell your doctor or nurse about any allergies you have and any prescription skin care medications you are using. Also check with them before using any other skin products.



Does DIFINSA53™ lotion sting?


No, DIFINSA53™ lotion contains botanicals that will soothe your skin. Its active ingredient is a skin protectant called dimethicone 1%, which is clinically-proven to be non-irritating to the skin



Is DIFINSA53™ lotion greasy or smelly?


No, DIFINSA53™ lotion is non-greasy and absorbs quickly into your skin. It has a light, pleasant aroma.



How often do I put on DIFINSA53™ lotion?


Apply it at least twice a day, and more often if necessary, since it is safe to apply as many times as needed. Always ask your doctor if you have any questions about the use of DIFINSA53 before your daily treatments.



What if I wash my skin again after applying DIFINSA53™ lotion?


If you wash the affected skin again, re-apply DIFINSA53™ lotion afterwards.



How much DIFINSA53™ lotion do I put on?


Apply enough DIFINSA53™ lotion to evenly cover the affected skin. Then gently massage it into your skin until it is absorbed. DIFINSA53™ lotion is packaged in a pump-action dispenser. Each time you press the dispenser, you receive the same amount of lotion. This allows you to apply only as much lotion as you need to evenly cover the affected area of your skin.



How long can I keep using DIFINSA53™ lotion?


DIFINSA53™ lotion is safe to continue using for as long as you need, even after your series of treatments is complete.



Can I use DIFINSA53™ lotion when I go outdoors?


Yes. In fact, DIFINSA53™ lotion also helps prevent, and protect from, the drying effects of wind and cold weather. However, when outdoors avoid unprotected exposure to sunlight. Wear a broad-brimmed hat, long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Ask your doctor or nurse about what sunscreen lotion to use. Remember that the sun can burn you after just a few minutes or even on a cloudy day.