What is a Patient Information Leaflet and why is it useful?

The Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) is the leaflet included in the pack with a medicine. It is written for patients and gives information about taking or using a medicine. It is possible that the leaflet in your medicine pack may differ from this version because it may have been updated since your medicine was packaged.

Below is a text only representation of the Patient Information Leaflet. The original leaflet can be viewed using the link above.

The text only version may be available in large print, Braille or audio CD. For further information call emc accessibility on 0800 198 5000. The product code(s) for this leaflet is: PL 03436/0002 .

Boots Magnesium Sulfate Paste B.P.


Boots Magnesium Sulfate Paste B.P.

(Magnesium Sulfate, Phenol)

A drawing paste to help treat minor skin infections including boils 50 g e

Read all of this label for full instructions.

Before you use this medicine

Do not use:

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients

How to use

Stir paste well before use. For use on the skin only. Apply liberally to the affected area and cover with a clean dressing. If symptoms do not go away or you need to use it regularly talk to your doctor.

If swallowed: Talk to a pharmacist or doctor.

Possible side effects

This medicine is not expected to cause side effects. 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 label.

You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow card Scheme at: www.mhragov.uk/yellowcard

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of medicines.

Do not store above 25°C.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

Use by the date on the label edge.

Active ingredients: The paste contains Dried Magnesium Sulfate 47.76 % w/w, Phenol 0.49 % w/w.

Also contains: glycerol (E422).

PL 03436/0002

Text prepared 2/17

Manufactured for

The Boots Company PLC

MA held by

KL Pharmaceutical Ltd
KA11 4HP