CALAMINE OINTMENT BP
NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Calamine Ointment BP
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
Calamine BP 15% w/w
Calamine Ointment is used for symptomatic relief of itching in a variety of
minor skin disorders.
Posology and method of administration
For External Use Only.
Adults (including elderly) and children:
Apply evenly to the affected area one to three times daily until an
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Special warnings and precautions for use
Store at temperature below 25°C.
For external use only.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
Fertility, pregnancy and lactation
There is no evidence of hazard to suggest that this product cannot be used
during pregnancy and lactation.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
If accidentally ingested may cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Treat
The Calamine exerts a mild astringent action on the skin.
Preclinical safety data
List of excipients
White Soft Paraffin BP 85% w/w
Special precautions for storage
The product must be stored at a temperature below 25°C.
Nature and contents of container
Opaque containers and lids: 500g
Special precautions for disposal
MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
Activase Pharmaceuticals Limited,
11 Boumpoulinas, 3rd Floor,
MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER(S)
DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF THE
17 August 1984/ 29 November 1994
DATE OF REVISION OF THE TEXT
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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