Oilatum Cream is an emollient used in the treatment of eczema, dermatitis and dry sensitive skin; including a skin condition called ichthyosis. It will help to moisturize the skin after washing and is suitable for people allergic to lanolin.
Oilatum Cream is especially effective if applied immediately after washing, to counteract the loss of essential oils from the skin. Oilatum Ceam is suitable for adults and children
How to use:
Oilatum Cream may be used as often as required.
Apply to the affected area and rub in well.
It is especially effective after washing when the sebum content of the stratum corneum may be depleted resulting in excessive moisture loss
Please be aware that this product contains Liquid Paraffin which is highly flammable, keep away from open or gas fires or hobs and naked flames, including candles etc. and not to smoke when using these paraffin containing preparations. Bedding and clothing should be washed regularly (preferably daily) to minimise the build-up of impregnated paraffin although it may not be completely removed, unless it is washed at a high temperature as paraffin is invisible and can accumulate over time
This preparation is for external use only.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
This preparation contains cetostearyl alcohol and potassium sorbate which may cause skin irritation.
This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy. If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Just because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.
The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the medicine's manufacturer
Contains Light Liquid Paraffin 6.0% w/w and White Soft Paraffin 15.0% w/w in a cream base