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BOOTS DERMA CARE EMOLLIENT CREAM

Active substance(s): ALMOND OIL / ANHYDROUS LANOLIN / ALMOND OIL / ANHYDROUS LANOLIN / ALMOND OIL / ANHYDROUS LANOLIN

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SUMMARY OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS

1

NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Boots Skin Therapy Emollient Cream or Boots Derma Care Emollient Cream

2.

QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
Active Ingredient
Almond Oil BP '88
Anhydrous Lanolin EP

3.

w/w
5%
1%

PHARMACEUTICAL FORM
Cream

4.

Clinical Particulars

4.1

Therapeutic Indications
For the relief of dry skin conditions such as chapping caused by weather or
water, nappy soreness, dry eczema and sunburn.
For topical application.

4.2

Posology and Method of Administration
Adults, children and the elderly
Apply to the affected area two or three times a day.

4.3

Contra-Indications
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

4.4

Special Warnings and Special Precautions for Use
Not applicable.

4.5
Interactions with other Medicinal Products and other forms of
Interaction
None known.

4.6

Pregnancy and Lactation
No special precautions are required in pregnancy and breast feeding mothers.

4.7

Effects on Ability to Drive and Use Machines
This product has no effect on the ability to drive or operate machinery.

4.8

Undesirable Effects
Adverse reactions are unlikely, but may cause an allergic skin reaction, in
which case use of the product should be discontinued.

4.9

Overdose
This product has low toxicity. If accidental ingestion occurs, conservative
treatment only is required.

5

PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES

5.1

Pharmacodynamic properties
Lanolin and almond oil help to moisturise the skin and prevent soreness.

5.2

Pharmacokinetic Properties
None stated.

5.3

Preclinical Safety Data
There are no preclinical data of relevance to the prescriber which are
additional to that already included.

6

PHARMACEUTICAL PARTICULARS

6.1

List of excipients
White soft paraffin
Cetomacrogol 1000
Arlacel 83
Cetyl alcohol
Benzyl alcohol
Citric acid anhydrous
Sodium citrate
Purified water

6.2

Incompatibilities
None.

6.3

Shelf Life
36 months.

6.4

Special Precautions for Storage
None.

6.5

Nature and contents of container
Lacquered collapsible aluminium tube with a polypropylene or polythene
screw cap.
Pack sizes: 50g, 60g
A polypropylene securitainer with a polythene pilfer-proof screw cap.
Pack size: 300g, 325g, 350g
Polypropylene pump dispenser with polyethylene plunger
Pack size: 100ml
Pump pack consisting of a polypropylene jar and a polyethylene,
polypropylene pump dispenser.
Pack sizes: 300g, 500g

6.6

Special precautions for disposal
None.

7.

MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
The Boots Company PLC
1 Thane Road West
Nottingham
NG2 3AA

8.

MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER
PL 00014/0369.

9.
DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF
AUTHORISATION
First authorisation:

19 May 1988

Last renewal:

15 September 1993

10

DATE OF REVISION OF THE TEXT
08/12/2010

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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