Epimax Cream Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)

Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)

NAME OF THE  PRODUCT

Epimax Cream.

PHARMACEUTICAL FORM

Cream.

MAIN INGREDIENTS

white soft paraffin 15% w/w and liquid paraffin 6% w/w

THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS

As an emollient for the relief of dry skin in eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions and for use as a soap substitute for skin washing.

POSOLOGY AND METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION

Adults and Children: Epimax Cream should be applied to the skin areas as frequently as required.  Smooth into the skin in the direction of hair growth. If necessary, allow time for excess cream to soak in.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

There are no absolute contraindications to the use of Epimax Cream 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.

If the skin is broken, badly cracked, infected or bleeding, check with a doctor before use.

INTERACTION WITH OTHER MEDICINAL PRODUCTS AND OTHER FORMS OF INTERACTION

None known.

PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

No special precautions required.

EFFECTS ON ABILITY TO DRIVE AND USE MACHINES

None.

UNDESIRABLE EFFECTS

None known.

PHARMACODYNAMIC PROPERTIES

Epimax Cream contains no active ingredients and has no pharmacological action.

LIST OF EXCIPIENTS

Purified Water Ph. Eur., White Soft Paraffin, Liquid Paraffin, Polysorbate 60, Cetosteryl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol.

INCOMPATIBILITIES

None known.

SHELF LIFE

100g plastic tubes – 36 months. 500g emollient flexi-dispenser – 36 months.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE

Store below 25°C. Do not Freeze

NATURE AND CONTENTS OF CONTAINER

100g sleeve material plastic LLDPE shoulder material plastic LDPE. Cap PP.  “EasySqueeze” 500gm flexi dispenser™ material plastic LDPE. Cap PP

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR DISPOSAL AND OTHER HANDLING

None

LEGAL CATEGORY

N/A

BASIC NHS PRICE

100g Epimax Cream – £0.75

500g Epimax Cream – £2.49

MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER

MD CA012535.

MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER

Dermato Logical Ltd., Laser House, 132-140 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DY  Tel. 0208 449 2931

Epimax™ & Flexi Dispenser™ are registered trade marks.