- coal tar, distilled
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Psoriderm Emulsion 40% w/v Bath Additive
PACKAGE LEAFLET Information for the user
Psoriderm™ emulsion 40% w/v bath additive
distilled coal tar
Read all of this leaflet carefully before using this product.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
If any of the side effects get serious or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive is and what it is used for
2. Before you use Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive
3. How to use Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive
6. Further information
1. WHAT PSORIDERM EMULSION BATH ADDITIVE IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
2. BEFORE YOU USE PSORIDERM EMULSION BATH ADDITIVE
Do not use Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive:
Take special care when using this product:
Using other medicines
This product is not known to affect, or to be affected by, any other medicines.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
This product can be used during pregnancy and whilst breast-feeding. The ingredients have been in widespread use in this and similar preparations for many years, without reports of problems. However, safety trials have not been conducted.
Driving and using machinery
Using this product is not known to affect your ability to drive or use machinery.
3. HOW TO USE PSORIDERM EMULSION BATH ADDITIVE
Use this product only to treat the particular type of psoriasis that it is recommended for.
For adults, the elderly and children:
If the product gets into the eyes, nose or mouth
The product may cause irritation if it gets into the eyes, nose or mouth. If this happens, rinse the affected areas with plenty of water. If rinsing one eye, take care to avoid washing product into the other eye. If irritation persists, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
If you use too much of this product
Do not worry if you use too much Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive. Simply adjust the amount of water in the bath.
If you forget to use this product
Do not worry if you occasionally forget to use this product, just carry on using it when you remember.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
If any of the side effects get serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell 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 in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly (see details below).
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
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5. HOW TO STORE PSORIDEM EMULSION BATH ADDITIVE
6. FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT PSORIDEM EMULSION BATH ADDITIVE
What Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive contains:
The active ingredient is distilled coal tar (40.0% w/v).
The other ingredients are polysorbate 20, trolamine, phenoxyethanol and purified water.
What Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive looks like and contents of the pack
The Marketing Authorisation holder is
The Manufacturer is
This leaflet was last revised in January 2015.
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