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CALAMINE CREAM AQUEOUS BP

Active substance(s): CALAMINE / ZINC OXIDE

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100g

Calamine, Zinc oxide
Relieves mild sunburn
& other minor skin
conditions

Aqueous
Calamine
Cream

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Aqueous Calamine Cream

Calamine, Zinc oxide
Relieves mild sunburn & other minor skin conditions
! Important ingredient information

Calamine, Zinc oxide
Relieves mild sunburn & other
minor skin conditions

Read all the carton before use.
What the medicine is for

Aqueous
Calamine
Cream

100g

Aqueous Calamine Cream contains calamine and zinc oxide which have an astringent
action. The cream has a soothing effect on mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions.

This medicine contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions
(e.g. contact dermatitis).

 How to use the medicine

Before you use this medicine

Apply the cream to the skin.
Adults, the elderly and children: Apply liberally to dry clean skin as required.

• An allergy to any of the ingredients.

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
! If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor straight away. Take the pack with
you to show which medicine you have swallowed.

✗ Do not use the medicine if you or your child have….
! Pregnant or breastfeeding

Using Aqueous Calamine Cream during pregnancy and breastfeeding is unlikely to have
any ill effects when used as directed. If unsure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

! If you are having an X-ray, do not apply beforehand as it may affect the outcome of
the X-ray examination.

If you get these side effects stop using the cream and see a doctor:
• Allergic/irritant reaction (e.g. skin rash, red or itchy skin)
If you notice any side effects, stop use and tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will
tell you what to do.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly
via the yellow card scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this
medicine.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody
gets them.

Storing the medicine

Do not store above 25°C. Keep securely closed when not in use. Do not allow to freeze.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Use by the date shown on the side of the carton.
Active ingredients: calamine 4%w/w, zinc oxide 3%w/w.
Also contains: liquid paraffin, glyceryl monostearate (E471), macrogol cetostearyl
ether 22, cetostearyl alcohol, phenoxyethanol,
and purified water.
Manufactured by the licence holder:
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 00240/6276R
Text revised in October 2016
24713603 5 011309 027419

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Product
Title

Aqueous Calamine Cream

Component

Colours Used

Fonts Used

Process Cyan

Helvetica

Carton

Process Magenta

Helvetica Neue

Pack Size

100g

Process Yellow

Helvetica Neue LT

IG Code

24713603

Process Black

OCRB

Dimensions

47mm x 40mm x 176mm

PANTONE 280 C

Times

Proof No.

3

PANTONE Purple C

Zapf Dingbats

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Date

14.10.2016

Braille

11 mm

4,5 mm
4,5 mm

27,2 mm
27,2 mm
110,2 mm

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Product Title

Aqueous Calamine Cream Care

Colours Used
PANTONE Orange 021 C

Component

Tube

PANTONE Purple C

Pack Size

100g

PANTONE 640 C

IG Code

24712802

PANTONE 661 C

Dimensions

35mm x 141mm

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Proof No.

5

Date

11.10.2016

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Fonts Used

Helvetica Neue LT Std

18,6 mm

5,5 mm

146,05 mm

27,2 mm

18,6 mm
22,6 mm

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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