DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste

Overnight relief for baby's tender skin

DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste is the only leading brand that contains the maximum level of zinc oxide, immediately forming a protective barrier to help heal and soothe diaper rash discomfort. Our thick, rich, hypoallergenic, pediatrician-tested formula provides overnight relief for baby's tender skin. There's no stronger treatment available without a prescription.

  • #1 choice of pediatricians and moms
  • Helps heal and soothe diaper rash discomfort
  • Contains the maximum level of zinc oxide available without a prescription


Zinc oxide 40%, BHA, cod liver oil, fragrance, lanolin, methylparaben, petrolatum, talc, water.

How to Use

Using your fingers, apply a super-thick layer covering the entire diaper area as if you were frosting a cake—even to areas that may not look irritated, since irritation may not always be visible to the naked eye. Try to avoid touching irritated skin more often than necessary.

When to Use

Apply DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste liberally as often as necessary, with each diaper change, especially at bedtime or anytime when exposure to wet diapers may be prolonged.

To prevent diaper rash: You may not always be able to protect your baby from diaper rash, but there are steps you can take that can help significantly reduce the occurrence. First, keep baby's skin clean and dry, and allow diaper area to dry before reapplying diaper. Protect your baby's tender skin with a diaper rash treatment like DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste.

To treat diaper rash: Three important steps can help bring diaper rash under control—gentle cleansing, ensuring the skin is dry, and protecting the skin from further irritation by applying a thick layer of DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Paste at each diaper change to soothe and protect your baby's irritated skin.

Safety Tip

For external use only. When using this product, do not get into eyes. Stop use and ask a doctor if: condition worsens; symptoms last for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.