This information is intended for use by health professionals
Own Label Supplier:
Superdrug Lip & Cold Sore Cream
Lip and Cold Sore Relief Cream
Dimeticone 350 PhEur
For a full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
For the application to cold sores and cracked lips.
There are no special hazards associated with the use of cetrimide in specific patient groups. No special precautions or modified dosage requirements are, therefore, indicated for its use in infants, the elderly or during pregnancy or lactation. No hazardous drug interactions are considered likely.
Adults, elderly and children: apply sparingly every hour for the relief of cold sores and cracked lips.
Hypersensitivity to urea, cetrimide, dimeticone, chlorocresol or to any of the excipients listed in section 6.1.
Cymex Cream contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
For external use only.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Consult a doctor before use if pregnant or breast-feeding.
Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme; website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
Symptoms are unlikely to arise after ingestion of this product. It is possible that nausea and vomiting or diarrhoea may occur.
Gut decontamination or other specific management is unlikely to be required. Treat symptomatically. A small glass of milk or water may be helpful.
ATC Code DO 2A X
Urea has keratolytic properties, Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium disinfectant, Chlorocresol is a mild disinfectant while Dimeticone 350 acts as a water repellent.
Liquid paraffin BP
Cetosteryl Alcohol BP
5 g White Aluminium tubes with Elongated nozzles and HDPE caps. Internally lacquered.
See 4.2 Posology and Method of Administration.
Actavis Group PTC ehf
Own label supplier:
Superdrug Stores plc
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Boots the Chemist plc
1 Thane Road