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MORHULIN OINTMENT

Active substance(s): COD LIVER OIL / ZINC OXIDE

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Morhulin Ointment
zinc oxide and cod liver oil
Important information about Morhulin
Ointment
• This medicine treats minor wounds, skin
conditions and nappy rash.
• It can be used by adults, the elderly and
children.
Do not use….
• If allergic to any ingredient listed.
• If you are allergic to Lanolin.
Now read the rest of the leaflet before you
use this medicine. It includes other
information which might be especially
important for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need any more
information or advice.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if
you notice any side effects not listed in this
leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

1. What the medicine is for

3. How to use this medicine

Morhulin Ointment contains cod liver oil which
promotes the healing of wounds and zinc oxide
which helps remove dead tissue from wounds.
Vitamin A in cod liver oil also contributes to the
healing process. Morhulin Ointment is used for
the treatment of minor wounds and grazes,
pressure sores, varicose ulcers, eczema and
nappy rash.

Apply it to the skin.

2. Before you use this
medicine
Do not use the medicine if you or
your child have ….

• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 6.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might
be pregnant or are breastfeeding. Morhulin
Ointment should not be used in pregnancy unless
the doctor has told you to do so.

Adults, the elderly and children
Wounds requiring a dressing
• Apply a thin layer to a clean dressing,
sufficient to cover the affected area and the
surrounding healthy skin.
• Press the dressing gently onto the wound.
Surface wounds
• Apply directly to the wound 1 to 3 times a
day.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
If your symptoms persist you should ask your
doctor for advice.

If you swallow some

If you accidentally swallow some, see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show
which medicine you have swallowed.

Important information about some
of the ingredients

• This product contains lanolin which may
cause local skin reaction (e.g. contact
dermatitis).

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4. Possible side effects

6. Further information

Like all medicines, Morhulin Ointment can have
side effects, although these don’t affect
everyone.
• Rarely, rashes may occur.

What is in this medicine

If you notice this or any other side effect not
included above, stop use and tell your doctor or
pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

5. Storing this medicine
• Keep it out of the reach and sight of children.
• Do not store above 25°C.
• Protect from moisture.
• Do not use after the expiry date shown on the
carton. The expiry date refers to the last day
of that month.
• Medicine should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
medicine. These measures will help to protect
the environment.

The active ingredients are: zinc oxide 38%
w/w and cod liver oil 11.4% w/w.
The other ingredients are: liquid paraffin,
yellow soft paraffin, lanolin anhydrous, castor
oil and diluted sodium hypochlorite solution.

What the medicine looks like

Morhulin Ointment is a white smooth ointment
with a characteristic smell.
It is supplied in 50g tubes.

Marketing authorisation holder
Actavis Group PTC ehf, Reykjavíkurvegi 76-78
220 Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.

Manufacturer
Thornton and Ross Ltd, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK.
This leaflet was revised in February 2010
Morhulin is a trade mark of Actavis Group PTC ehf.

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colours/plates

Morhulin Ointment 50g (UK)

approved for print/date

1. black
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item no: THOPL011

dimensions: 210x149

print proof no: 02

pharmacode:

5.

origination date: 03.02.10

design repeat (single):

6.

originated by: T&R

web:

revision date: 05.02.10

foil pharmacode repeat:

revised by: LW

Supplier:

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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