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LLOYDS ANTISEPTIC CREAM

Active substance(s): DIBROMPROPAMIDINE ISETIONATE / DIBROMPROPAMIDINE ISETIONATE / DIBROMPROPAMIDINE ISETIONATE

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET - INFORMATION FOR THE PATIENT

Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream
Dibrompropamidine isetionate

Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains
important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription.
However, you still need to use Careway Antiseptic
0.15% w/w Cream carefully to get the best results
from it.
-■ Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
-■ Ask your pharamcist if you need more information
or advice.
-■ You must contact a doctor if your symptoms
worsen or do not improve.
-■ If any of the side effects get serious, or if you
notice any side effect not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet

Take special care with Careway Antiseptic 0.15%
w/w Cream
Do not use the cream for more than a few days at a
time, as long term use can interfere with healing.
The cream should not be used for long periods on
young children.
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have
experienced allergies to creams or ointments in the
past.

If you forget to use Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w
Cream

Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking
or have recently taken any other medicines, including
medicines obtained without a prescription.
There are no known interactions with other
medications.

Some people may have side effects when taking this
medicine. If you experience any of the following side
effects stop using the cream and contact your doctor
or pharmacist immediately:
- rash, itching or redness at or around the area

being treated

- rash, itching or redness on your fingers and hands
after using the cream.
If any of the side effects get serious, or if you notice
any side effects not listed on this leaflet please tell
your doctor or pharmacist.

1. What Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream is
and what it is used for
2. Before using Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w
Cream
3. How to use Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w
Cream
6. Further information

Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking
any medication.
If you are pregnant, or think you may be pregnant
please ask your doctor or pharmacist before using the
cream. It may not be suitable for you.

1. What Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream
is and what it is used for

Important information about some of the
ingredients of Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w
Cream
- Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) may cause

allergic reactions (possibly delayed)

- Castor oil may cause skin reactions

- Cetostearyl alcohol may cause local skin reactions
(eg. contact dermatitis).
If you have been told by your doctor that you are
allergic to methyl parahydroxybenzoate, castor oil or
cetostearyl alcohol contact your doctor before using
this medicine.

Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream contains the
active substance dibrompropamidine isetionate. This
medicine belongs to a group of medicines called
antiseptics which can kill certain types of bacteria and
fungi.
Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream is used to treat
cuts, grazes, minor burns and other minor skin
infections, as well as nappy rash, rashes affecting the
moustache and beard areas, outer ear infections and
ringworm of the scalp.
2. Before using Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w
Cream
Do not use Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
dibrompropamidine or any of the other ingredients of
Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream. See section 6
for other ingredients.

There are no specific recommendations for use in the
elderly and children.
Accidental swallowing of the contents of the tube is
unlikely to lead to any serious effects.

Driving and using machines
There are no known effects of this medicine on your
ability to drive or use machinery.

3. How to use Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w
Cream
Adults
Wash your hands each time before you use the cream.
Apply a pea size amount of the cream to the area to
be treated, either straight onto the skin, or on a light
dressing. Wash your hands again when you are
finished, unless you are treating the hands. Most
patients use the cream two or three times a day.

If you forget to apply the cream at the usual time,
apply it when you remember, unless it is close to the
time for your next dose. Do not apply a double
amount to make up for a forgotten application.
4. Possible side effects

6. Further information
What Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w Cream looks
like and contents of the pack
This medicine contains the active ingredient
dibrompropamidine isetionate 0.15%w/w. It also
contains Castor oil - virgin, Cetostearyl alcohol,
Polyethylene glycol 600 monostearate, Methyl
parahydroxybenzoate (E218), Silicone MS Antifoam A,
Purified water.
The cream is available in a 25g tube.
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Manx Pharma Limited,
Taylor Group House, Wedgnock Lane, Warwick,
CV34 5YA, United Kingdom
Manufacturer
Beltapharm SpA.
Via Stelvio 66, 20095 Cusano Milanino, Milan, Italy
Other Formats
To request a copy of this leaflet in braille, large
print or audio please call 01926 482511.
This leaflet was last revised in October 2016.
WIP URN 141016-PIL-01

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. How to store Careway Antiseptic 0.15% w/w
Cream
Keep out of sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 25°C. Keep it in the original tube
with the top screwed on. Do not use the cream after
the expiry date, which is printed on the tube.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater
or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
dispose of medicines no longer required. These
measures will help to protect the environment.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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