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distilled coal tar 6% w/w
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1. What Psoriderm Cream is and what it is used for
2. Before you use Psoriderm Cream
3. How to use Psoriderm Cream
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Psoriderm Cream
6. Further information
Do not smoke or go near naked flames – risk of severe burns. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressings etc) that has been in contact with this product burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but not totally remove it.
Take special care when using this product:
Keep the cream away from:
This product is not known to affect, or to be affected by, any other medicines.
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.
Using this product is not known to affect your ability to drive or use machinery.
This medicine contains 50 mg propylene glycol in each gram.
This ingredient may cause skin irritation in a small number of people who are intolerant to it. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to propylene glycol, please talk to your doctor before using this product.
Use this cream only to treat the particular type of psoriasis that it is recommended for.
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.
Do not worry if you apply too much cream, simply remove any excess with a tissue.
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.
Like all medicines, this product 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.
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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The active ingredient is distilled coal tar (6.0% w/w).
The other ingredients are lecithin, stearic acid, isopropyl palmitate, propylene glycol (E 1520), trolamine, phenoxyethanol and purified water.
This leaflet was last reviewed in April 2021.
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