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Oilatum Emollient 250ml
- Forms an emollient film on the skin surface to reduce moisture loss, to hydrate, soothe and soften the skin
- Formulated to treat itchy, irritating dry skin conditions including eczema and dermatitis, particularly when they affect large areas of your body
- Suitable for adults and children
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Oilatum Emollient Bath Additive is a lightly fragranced, moisturising liquid bath formula for people with dry skin.
It can be used for skin conditions such as dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, senile pruritus, ichthyosis and other related conditions that cause flaky and scaly skin.
Dry skin is due to a lack of water in the outer layer of cells, which reduces its flexibility. This can be due to a lack of water-retaining substances, or the lack of sebum on the skin’s surface. For people with red, inflamed, or chapped skin an emollient can therefore help smoothen and rehydrate it.
Oilatum Emollient Bath Additive is designed to be used in the bath or shower regularly. Its oils form a protective layer on the skin. This slows evaporation and traps more moisture, making the skin feel softer and smoother, with less flaking and itching.
Oilatum Emollient can be used as a cleansing substitute for normal soap and shower gels, which can cause irritation with skin that is sensitive. It can be used safely by children and infants under supervision.
Adding a capful or two regularly to a bath has the added benefit of full immersion in the liquid, protecting skin all over the body rather than just in patches.
If you get any side effects e.g. rash, skin irritation, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.
Adults: Add 1-3 capfuls to an 8-inch bath of water, soak for 10-20 minutes, then pat dry. Infants: Add half to two capfuls to a basin of water, apply gently over entire body with a sponge and pat dry
Cautions whilst using Oilatum Emoillient Light Liquid Paraffin: For external use only. Keep out of the reach of children. You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use
Bath additive containing light liquid paraffin 63.4% w/w
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