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Boots Arnica Bruise Relief Cream
A HOMEROPATHIC MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Boots Arnica Bruise Relief Cream
Arnica Montana 1X
This medicine is available without prescription to treat minor conditions. However, you still need to use it carefully to get the best results from it.
A homeopathic medicinal product used within the homeopathic tradition for the symptomatic relief of bruises.
This medicine can be used by adults and children. However, some people should not use this medicine or should seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor first.
Information about some of the ingredients: Cetostearyl alcohol may cause skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216) in this medicine may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
Check the tube seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use the cream.
Adults, the elderly and children, apply gently to the bruised areas four times a day as needed
For use on the skin only. Keep away from eyes, mouth and nose. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin. Stop using this product if skin becomes red, dry or irritated.
Do not use more than the amount recommended in the table.
Do not use for more than 7 days
If symptoms worsen or persist after using the product for 7 days, talk to your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you use too much or if anyone accidentally swallows some of the medicine: Talk to a pharmacist or doctor. Take your medicine and this leaflet with you.
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some of these:
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 via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for the 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.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in original container.
Keep this medicine in a safe place out of the sight and reach of children, preferably in a locked cupboard.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
Each gram of cream contains: Arnica mother tincture (Arnica Montana L.) (1:10).
Also contains purified water, glycerol monostearate & macrogol stearate, apricot kernel oil, cocoa butter, glycerol (E422), cetostearyl alcohol & PEG-20 stearate, cetostearyl alcohol, cetyl palmitate, glycerol monocaprylate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216).
The pack contains 25g, 30g or 50g of cream.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Boots Arnica Bruise Relief Cream is a smooth white to off white cream.
by the National Rules authorisation holder
Leaflet prepared January 2023.
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