CALAMINE LOTION BP
Active substance(s): CALAMINE / ZINC OXIDE
A mild astringent lotion for the relief of minor skin rashes and
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 on this label. 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.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and
reach of children.
Use by the date on the label edge.
Read all of this label for full instructions.
What this medicine is for
Before you use this medicine
Do not use:
• If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
• If you are having an x-ray (because it may affect the results)
You can use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
How to use this medicine
Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some
• Skin rash, red or itchy skin (allergic reaction)
• Skin irritation
Calamine, Zinc Oxide
This lotion contains Calamine 15% w/v,
Zinc Oxide 5% w/v. Also contains:
purified water, glycerol, bentonite,
sodium citrate, phenol.
Text prepared 10/14
AL0036/3 PIP 113 3727
BCM, Nottingham, NG2 3AA
BCM Ltd., Nottingham, NG2 3AA
Almus ® is a registered trademark
5 060057 406342
Check the cap seal is not broken before first use.
If it is, do not use the lotion.
Shake the bottle before use.
Adults and children: Apply to the affected area when you
For use on the skin only.
If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor.
If anyone accidentally swallows some: Talk to a pharmacist
DIMENSIONS 162 x 68mm
REVISED ARTWORK FOR MHRA APPROVAL
VERSION: 3 (BOOTS)
DRAFT ISSUE: 2
REASON FOR CHANGE: SAFETY TEXT UPDATE
SUPPLIER ISSUE DATE: 7.11.2014
EAN 13 DIGIT - TEXT SIZE 8pt / BAR HEIGHT 45% / BAR WIDTH 80%
PIP CODE 113 3727
ALMUS CODE AL0036/3
SUPPLIER CODE TBC
PHARMA CODE NR
(OLV BY READING EAN BARCODE)
OCR CODE LSCL7
(BOOTS SPECIFICATION & POSITIONING - OCR A STANDARD MEDIUM 8.5pt)
BRAILLE - SET 8mm FROM TRIM
9834 / UK
Checked by: Paul Adams
This scale measures 100mm when artwork is 100%
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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