This information is intended for Healthcare Professionals
A paraffin-free ointment option for NHS formularies
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment contains no paraffin derivatives.
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment has been developed to provide a non-paraffin ointment option for formularies across the country.
The main ingredient of Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment is plant derived hydrogenated Castor Oil. The Epimax® formulation has been developed by UK formulaters to be similar in texture, feel and occlusiveness to Epaderm® and Epimax® Ointments.
Suitable for wet wrapping
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment is particularly useful for very dry skin or as a night treatment.
Using Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment feels soft, and rubs easily into the skin. It leaves a protective barrier to seal water into the skin, leaving it feeling soft and moist.
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment contains no preservatives or fragrances or any ingredients derived from animals and is particularly suitable for sensitive dry skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment can be used as an emollient directly on the skin, as a bath additive and as a skin cleanser in the shower or bath.
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment:-
* 100% paraffin free
* No preservatives
* No animal extracts
* No fragrances
* Similar ointment properties and texture to Epaderm and Epimax® Ointments
Especially suitable for:-
• Elderly patients requiring large amounts of ointment
• Patients requiring ointment for night use
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment 500g
NHS price: £4.99
Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment is 24% cheaper than Epaderm® Ointment!1
If you would like further information or samples of Epimax® Paraffin-Free Ointment, please contact us.
Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
Adverse events should also be reported to Aspire Pharma Ltd on 01730 231148
Fire Hazard. Do not smoke or go near naked flames; clothing and Bedding with the product dried on them can catch fire easily.
Prescribing information can be found here