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Oilatum Cream, 40 gm

Manufacturer

GLAXO SMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Pack Of

1 CREAM

Consume Type

TOPICAL

In Stock

Product Details

Description

Oilatum Cream is a light liquid paraffin and white soft liquid paraffin cream, formulated for relieving itching and dry skin conditions. It is fragrance free formula beneficial for softens and rehydrates the skin.

About Oilatum Cream, 40 gm

Oilatum Cream, 40 gm belongs to the group of medicines known as softening agent or soothing agent. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm is used to treat eczema and related dry skin conditions. Eczema is a disease in which skin patches become inflamed and rough with sores which may lead to itching and bleeding. The skin losses moisture and it may peel, crack, and irritated and the skin becomes dry.

Oilatum Cream, 40 gm contains two medicines namely liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm contains Liquid paraffin is a soothing agent (a substance that soothes or softens the skin). It works by avoiding water loss from the outer coating of the skin. This reduces dryness and leaves the skin hydrated and soft. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm also contains white paraffin which gives a layer of oil on the surface of the skin and avoids water evaporation from the surface of the skin and helps to moisten the skin. 

Take Oilatum Cream, 40 gm as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Oilatum Cream, 40 gm for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical conditions. You may experience redness, irritation, sensitisation. Most of these side effects of Oilatum Cream, 40 gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

Oilatum Cream, 40 gm should not be taken if you are known to be allergic to Oilatum Cream, 40 gm or any other medicines. Do not smoke or go near nude flames as there is risk of severe burns. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before starting Oilatum Cream, 40 gm. This ointment is slippery, and so if you use it to your hands, be careful if you use machines or drive. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm should not be used for children less than three years, as the efficacy and safety have not been established.

Uses of Oilatum Cream, 40 gm

Eczema, Dry skin conditions.

Key Benefits

Oilatum Cream, 40 gm contains two medicines namely liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin. is used to treat eczema and related dry skin conditions and moisten the skin. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm contains Liquid paraffin is a soothing agent (a substance that soothes or softens the skin). It works by avoiding water loss from the outer coating of the skin. This reduces dryness and leaves the skin hydrated and soft. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm also contains white paraffin which gives a layer of oil on the surface of the skin and avoids water evaporation from the surface of the skin and helps to moisten the skin. 

Directions for Use

Oilatum Cream, 40 gm is available in the cream form. Apply a thin film on the affected area. Apply in the direction of growth of hair to help avoid irritation of hair follicles.

Safety Information

  • Store in cool places.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • For external use only.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Key Ingredients

Light Liquid Paraffin, White Soft Paraffin, Benzyl Alcohol, Cream Base.

Side Effects of Oilatum Cream, 40 gm

  • Redness
  • Irritation
  • Sensitisation

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Oilatum Cream, 40 gm should not be taken if you are known to be allergic to Oilatum Cream, 40 gm or any other medicines. Do not smoke or go near-nude flames as there is a risk of severe burns. Fabric (bedding, clothing, dressings, etc) that has been in contact with this Oilatum Cream, 40 gm burns more simply and is a serious fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may decrease product build-up but not eliminate it.  If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before starting Oilatum Cream, 40 gm. This ointment is slippery, and so if you use it to your hands, be careful if you use machines or drive. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm should not be used for children less than three years, as the efficacy and safety have not been established.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking Oilatum Cream, 40 gm.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will prescribe you Oilatum Cream, 40 gm only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will decide whether breastfeeding mothers can take Oilatum Cream, 40 gm or not.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    This cream is slippery, and so if you use it to your hands, be careful if you use machines or drive. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm is safe for use in children.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment/liver disease. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment/kidney disease. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Try instead to eat protein, wholegrain carbohydrate, and plenty of vegetables to help keep insulin levels low.
  • Finding the right balance of fats in the diet may also have an anti-inflammatory effect.
  • If you do not have allergies, it can be helpful to eat plenty of seafood, oily fish, seeds, nuts, and flax oil.
  • Eat less saturated fat by reducing back on red meat and dairy.

Other Information (OIL0001)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Eczema is a disease in which skin patches become inflamed and rough with sores which may lead to itching and bleeding. The main symptom is a rash that usually looks on the arms and behind the knees but can also be found anywhere. The skin losses moisture and it may peel, crack, and irritated and the skin becomes dry.

FAQs

Oilatum Cream, 40 gm contains two medicines namely liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm contains Liquid paraffin is a soothing agent (a substance that soothes or softens the skin). It works by avoiding water loss from the outer coating of the skin. This reduces dryness and leaves the skin hydrated and soft. Oilatum Cream, 40 gm also contains white paraffin which gives a layer of oil on the surface of the skin and avoids water evaporation from the surface of the skin and helps to moisten the skin.

The most common side effects of Oilatum Cream, 40 gm are redness, irritation, sensitization. Most of these side effects of Oilatum Cream, 40 gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

Various medicines need to be reduced or cannot be stopped instantly because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for suggestions particular to your body, health, and other medicines that you may be using.

Do not use the Oilatum Cream, 40 gm after expiry. Expiry refers to the last date that the manufacturer guarantees the full potency and safety of the drug. Check the expiry date from time-to-time and properly discard the Oilatum Cream, 40 gm after expiry or return it to your pharmacist for proper disposal.

Yes, skin hydration and eczema are among the most common related uses for Oilatum Cream, 40 gm. Please do not use Oilatum Cream, 40 gm for eczema and skin hydration without discussing first with your doctor.

Country Of Origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Stiefel India Ltd., 401& 402, A Wing, IV Floor, Floral Deck Plaza, Opp. Rolta Bhavan, Central MIDC Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai – 400093.

MRP: 116.20

Inclusive of all taxes

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