CETOMACROGOL CREAM BP 1988 FORMULA A.
Active substance(s): MACROGOL CETOSTEARYL ETHER 22 / MACROGOL CETOSTEARYL ETHER 22 / MACROGOL CETOSTEARYL ETHER 22
BP 1988 Formula A
(Macrogol Cetostearyl Ether)
For use as an emollient and diluent in
Cetomacrogol Cream has an emollient effect which helps
soften and soothe the skin. It can also be used as a base
for adding drugs to make special creams.
Before you use the medicine….
Do not use the medicine if you or your child
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed especially
! Pregnant or breastfeeding
Using Cetomacrogol Cream during pregnancy and
breastfeeding is unlikely to have any ill effects when used
as directed. If unsure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
! Important ingredient information
• This product contains chlorocresol which may cause
• It also contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause
local skin reactions e.g. contact dermatitis.
How to use the medicine
Apply the cream to the skin. Adults, the elderly and children:
• Use as prescribed by the doctor or pharmacist.
macrogol cetostearyl ether
Also contains: cetostearyl
alcohol, chlorocresol, liquid paraffin, paraffin
white soft and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Cetomacrogol Cream is a smooth white cream.
Text revised: October 2014
Manufactured by the licence holder
Thornton and Ross Ltd.,
Huddersfield, HD7 5QH,
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
! If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor straight
Possible side effects
There are no known side effects from using Cetomacrogol
Cream as directed.
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.
5 011309 140514
Read all the label before use.
What the medicine is for
Storing the medicine
• Do not store above 25°C. Do not allow to freeze.
• Diluted cream should be used within 2 weeks of
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date shown on the label.
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Cetomacrogol Cream BP 1988 Formula
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PANTONE 424 C
PANTONE 287 C
PANTONE 2995 C
60 x 250mm
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