- no active ingredients
GSL: General Sales Licence
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|Emulsifying ointment||30% w/w|
|White soft paraffin||15%w/w|
Adults, children and the elderlyTo be applied to the skin as required.
Paediatric populationAqueous cream contains sodium lauryl sulfate which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. stinging and contact dermatitits), particularly in children with atopic eczema.An audit of children attending a paediatric dermatology clinic recorded the proportion of immediate cutaneouos reactions to emollients (defined as one or more of burning, stinging, itching and redness developing within 20 minutes of application). Aqueous cream was the emollient used by most (71%), which was associated with an immediate cutaneous reaction in 56% of exposures, compared with 18% with other emollients used (details of the other emollients were not reported; n = 100).Contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin rections (eg contact dermatitis)Do not use this medicine if you have an allergy to phenoxyethanol or any other ingredient
Reporting of suspected adverse reactionsReporting 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 at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.