Abbreviated Prescribing Information

Epimax Original Cream, Epimax Oatmeal Cream, Epimax ExCetra Cream, Epimax Isomol Gel, Epimax Ointment, Epimax Paraffin-Free Ointment Prescribing Information

Presentation: Creams and gels available in a 500g Flexi-dispenser or 100g tube, ointments available in a 500g or 125g tub. Main ingredients: Epimax Original Cream: White soft paraffin 15% w/w and liquid paraffin 6% w/w; Epimax Oatmeal Cream: Avena sativa (oat) kernel flour; Epimax ExCetra Cream: White soft paraffin 13.2% w/w and light liquid paraffin 10.5% w/w; Epimax Isomol gel: Isopropyl myristate 15% w/w and liquid paraffin 15% w/w; Epimax Ointment: Liquid paraffin 40% w/w and yellow soft paraffin 30% w/w; Epimax Paraffin-Free Ointment: Polyoxyethylene (40) hydrogenated castor oil 38% w/w. Indications: As an emollient for the relief of dry skin in eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions. Creams: Also for use as a soap substitute for skin washing. Gels: Also for the relief of dry or chapped skin which may also be itchy or inflamed. Ointments: Also as a bath additive or soap substitute for skin washing. Method of use: Adults, Elderly and Children: apply to the skin areas as frequently as required. Smooth into the skin in the direction of hair growth. If necessary, allow time for any excess to soak in. As a soap substitute (creams and ointments): Use as required instead of soap when washing or in the shower. As a bath additive (ointments): melt 4g in hot water and add to the bath. Dosage: Use as required to manage symptoms. Warnings: Do not smoke or go near naked flames – risk of severe burns. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressings etc) that has been in contact with these products burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard. Avoid contact with the eyes. Talk to your doctor or healthcare professional before use if the skin is broken, badly cracked, infected or bleeding. Contraindications: Patients with known hypersensitivity to any component. Known sensitising ingredients in the products include: Epimax Original Cream: Cetostearyl Alcohol and Phenoxyethanol; Epimax Oatmeal Cream: Cetostearyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Isopropyl Palmitate and Benzyl Alcohol; Epimax ExCetra Cream: Cetostearyl Alcohol and Phenoxyethanol; Epimax Isomol Gel: Phenoxyethanol and Triethanolamine; Epimax Ointment: Cetostearyl Alcohol; Epimax Paraffin-Free Ointment: Cetostearyl Alcohol. Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: No special precautions required. Side effects: Rarely mild reactions such as skin rash can occur. Allergic reactions. Legal category: Class I Medical Devices. Cost: Epimax Original Cream: £2.49 (500g), £0.75 (100g); Epimax Oatmeal Cream: £2.99 (500g), £1.99 (100g); Epimax ExCetra Cream: £2.95 (500g), £1.75 (100g); Epimax Isomol Gel: £2.92 (500g), £1.99 (100g); Epimax Ointment: £2.99 (500g), £1.92 (125g); Epimax Paraffin-Free Ointment: £4.99 (500g).  Legal Manufacturer: DermatoLogical Ltd. Distributor: Aspire Pharma Ltd, Unit 4, Rotherbrook Court, Bedford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3QG, UK. Date reviewed: April 2020. Version number: 1010451581 v 4.0.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at
Adverse events should also be reported to Aspire Pharma Ltd on 01730 231148.
For more information about the DermatoLogical range please see the abbreviated prescribing information.