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|Almond oil BP'88||5.0|
For the treatment of cradle cap.
For topical application to the scalp.
Apply to the affected area two or three times a day as required.
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
For external use only.
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
There are no clinically significant interactions known.
The safety of this product during pregnancy and lactation has not been established but is not considered to constitute a hazard during these periods.
No adverse effects known.
Adverse reactions are unlikely, but may occasionally cause an allergic skin reaction, in which case use of the product should be discontinued.
This product has low toxicity. If accidental ingestion occurs, conservative treatment only is required.
Lanolin and almond oil help to moisturise the skin and prevent soreness.
Lanolin is not by itself readily absorbed but when mixed with a suitable vegetable oil, in this case almond oil, it gives emollient creams which penetrate the skin.
There are no preclinical data of relevance to the prescriber which are additional to that already included.
White soft paraffin
Anhydrous citric acid
An internally lacquered, collapsible aluminium tube with a memberane seal and either a polyethylene or polypropylene white wadless screw cap with a piercer device.
Pack sizes: 22gm, 25gm.
The Boots Company PLC
1 Thane Road West
Nottingham NG2 3AA
First Authorisation: 16 May 1988
Last Renewal: 19 May 1999