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Boots Calamine Lotion BP

Active Ingredient:
zinc oxide, calamine
THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC See contact details
About Medicine
The Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) is the leaflet included in the pack with a medicine.
Last updated on emc: 28 May 2024

Below is a text only representation of the Patient Information Leaflet (ePIL).

The text only version may be available in large print, Braille or audio CD. For further information call emc accessibility on {phone} 0800 198 5000. The product code(s) for this leaflet is: PL 03105/0011.

Boots Calamine Lotion


Boots Calamine Lotion

Calamine and Zinc Oxide

Relieves minor skin rashes, irritation and sunburn


Read the label before use.

Boots Calamine Lotion is applied to the skin to soothe and relieve minor skin rashes, irritation and sunburn.

Directions for use

For external use only. Liquid for application to the skin. Shake the bottle thoroughly before use.

Adults and children: Apply to the affected area with cotton wool.

If you accidentally swallow Boots Calamine Lotion it should not cause any problems but if you notice anything consult your doctor or pharmacist.


Use this medicine only on your skin

Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients with symptoms of itching, rashes or difficulty breathing. Ask your doctor before use if having an x-ray, as the product may mask the x-ray picture.

Avoid contact with eyes, digestive cavities, genital tract and other sensitive parts of the body. If you have an allergic reaction or notice any other side effects discontinue use and consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting of side effects: If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this label. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Active Ingredients

Calamine 15% w/v and Zinc Oxide 5% w/v.

Also contains bentonite (E558), sodium citrate (E331), phenol, glycerol (E422) and purified water.

Storage: Keep out of the sight and reach of children.

Manufacturer and Product Licence Holder:
Bell, Sons & Co. (Druggists) Ltd.

Distributed by:
The Boots Company PLC

PL 03105/0011 C71-0966 Ver.B

UK Only

Revision date: March 2024


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