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BOOTS SKIN THERAPY 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

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

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QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION Active Ingredient Almond Oil BP '88 Anhydrous Lanolin EP w/w 5% 1%

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PHARMACEUTICAL FORM Cream

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4.1

Clinical Particulars
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.

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

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Contra-Indications Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

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Special Warnings and Special Precautions for Use Not applicable.

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

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

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

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

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

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5.1

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

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Pharmacokinetic Properties None stated.

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

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

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Incompatibilities None.

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Shelf Life 36 months.

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Special Precautions for Storage None.

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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

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Special precautions for disposal None.

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

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MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER PL 00014/0369.

9. DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF AUTHORISATION First authorisation: Last renewal: 19 May 1988 15 September 1993

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DATE OF REVISION OF THE TEXT
08/12/2010

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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