This information is intended for Healthcare Professionals
NAME OF THE PRODUCT
liquid paraffin 40% w/w and yellow soft paraffin 30% w/w
Liquid Paraffin, Yellow Soft Paraffin, Cetomacrogol Emulsifying Wax (Cetostearyl Alcohol, Macrogol Cetostearyl Ether 22)
As an emollient and bath additive for the relief of dry skin in eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions. As a soap substitute for skin washing.
POSOLOGY AND METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION
Adults and Children:
As an emollient – Epimax® Ointment should be applied to the skin areas as frequently as required. Smooth into the skin in the direction of hair growth.
As a bath additive – melt about 4g (the size of a £2 coin) in hot water and add to the bath. Care should be taken as this can make the bath slippery.
As a skin cleanser/soap substitute – use as required instead of soap when washing or in the shower.
There are no absolute contraindications to the use of Epimax® Ointment other than hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
SPECIAL WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS FOR USE
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Healthcare professionals should be aware that if this product comes into contact with dressings, clothing and bedding, the fabric can be easily ignited with a naked flame. Patients should be warned of this risk and advised to keep away from fire when using this product.
INTERACTION WITH OTHER PRODUCTS AND OTHER FORMS OF INTERACTION
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
No special precautions required.
EFFECTS ON ABILITY TO DRIVE AND USE MACHINES
REPORTING ADVERSE REACTIONS
Adverse reactions should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.yellowcard.gov.uk.
Adverse events should be reported to Aspire Pharma on 01730 231148
125g presentation – 36 months. 500g presentation – 36 months.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE
Store below 25°C. Do not Freeze
NATURE AND CONTENTS OF CONTAINER
125g and 500g tub container material plastic PP. Lid PE.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR DISPOSAL AND OTHER HANDLING
Medical Device Class I
Aspire Pharma Ltd, 4 Rotherbrook Court, Bedford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3QG Tel. 01730 231148
Aspire Pharma Ltd, 4 Rotherbrook Court, Bedford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3QG
EpimaxTM is a registered trade mark
Date of text revision: 02.04.20