Hydromol Ointment, 500 g For the Management of Dermatitis, Eczema, Psoriasis and other Dry Skin Conditions
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Read the leaflet that comes with the ointment or talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist if you want more information about the possible side effects of Hydromol ointment. As well as eczema, Hydromol Ointment can be used for any other skin condition that causes dry skin, such as dermatitis and psoriasis. Bath additive – Melt Hydromol Ointment in warm water in a suitable container, add mixture to the bath.
Hydromol Ointment does not contain Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, making it ideal for those who are allergic to this ingredient and struggle to find an eczema relief that doesn’t include it. Ideal for those looking for a soft, easy to apply ointment, that is free from added fragrances, colours, or preservatives.Water is also usually kept in the skin by a film of natural oil (sebum) and broken-down skin cells that slow down evaporation of water from the skin surface.
If you're using it as a bath additive, melt some of the ointment in some warm water in a small container and add this to the bath water. When you apply the ointment to the skin, or use it instead of soap, these oils stay on the surface of the skin to prevent water evaporating from the skin surface. When using it as a bath additive, care should be taken as it will make to surface of the bath slippery.If you experience any side effects when using an emollient, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider for advice on how to manage them. Also contains: purified water, emulsifying wax (containing cetostearyl alcohol, sodium lauryl sulfate), chlorocresol 0.
Liquid paraffin, isopropyl myristate, cetomacrogol emulsifying wax, myristyl myristate, sodium pyrrolidone carboxylate, ceteareth-20, phenoxyethanol, parabens (methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben, iso-butylparaben and n-butylparaben), sodium lactate solution and purified water. In rare cases, an allergic reaction to an emollient may occur, which can cause symptoms like redness, itching, or swelling. Quantities required will vary with the size of the patient, the severity and extent of skin dryness.If you experience any skin irritation or any other ill effects with Hydromol Ointment, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately and ask if you should continue with your medication.