INFANT NAPPY RASH CREAM
Active substance(s): CETRIMIDE / DIMETHICONE 20 / CETRIMIDE / DIMETHICONE 20 / CETRIMIDE / DIMETHICONE 20
For the treatment and prevention of nappy rash
Read all of this label for full instructions.
Uses: A soothing and antiseptic cream for the prevention and treatment of nappy
Before you use this medicine
X Do not use:
• If your child is allergic to any of the ingredients
• If the skin is weeping or badly swollen
Cetostearyl alcohol and chlorocresol may cause skin reactions (e.g. contact
dermatitis) or allergic reactions such as skin rash, red or itchy skin.
Information for adults intending to use this cream: All of the information in this
label applies to you as well. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you are pregnant or
125 g e
300 g e
How to use this medicine
Check the tub seal is not broken before first use.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Apply this cream at each nappy change after cleaning and drying the nappy area.
Apply a thin layer evenly across the nappy area then gently rub in.
For use on the skin only.
If accidentally swallowed: This cream may cause stomach discomfort or diarrhoea. If
concerned talk to your pharmacist or doctor.
Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some of these:
• Skin rash, skin irritation, burning sensation or red itchy skin (signs of an allergic
If any side effect becomes severe, or you notice any side effect not listed here,
please tell your pharmacist or doctor.
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the base of the tub.
The cream contains Cetrimide 0.5% w/w and Dimeticone 20 10% w/w.
Also contains: liquid paraffin, purified water, zinc oxide, cetostearyl alcohol, perfume,
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Manufactured by the Marketing Authorisation holder The Boots Company PLC
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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