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OILATUM SHOWER GEL FRAGRANCE-FREE

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PA T I E N T I N F O R M A T I O N L E A F L E T

F R AG R A N C E - F R E E

Shower Gel

light liquid paraffin
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 Oilatum Shower Gel
carefully to get the best results from it.
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information or advice.
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worsen or do not improve.
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doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Oilatum Shower Gel is and what it is used
for
2. Before you use Oilatum Shower Gel
3. How to use Oilatum Shower Gel
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Oilatum Shower Gel
6. Further information
1. What Oilatum Shower Gel is and
what it is used for

Oilatum Shower Gel contains a medicine called
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2. Before you use Oilatum Shower Gel

Do not use Oilatum Shower Gel if:
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the other ingredients in this medicine (listed in
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3. How to use Oilatum Shower Gel

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mouth.
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your shower or bath more slippery.
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gel between your wet hands and apply liberally
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applying the gel onto someone else, your
hands as well as the area being treated, should
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rub as this will remove the Oilatum Shower Gel
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5. How to store Oilatum Shower Gel

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date which is stated on the end of the tube. The
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pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no
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protect the environment.
6. Further information

What Oilatum Shower Gel contains
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light liquid paraffin.
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glycol 400 dilaurate, polyoxyethylene 40 sorbitol
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ether propionate,polyphenylmethyl siloxane
copolymer.
What Oilatum Shower Gel looks like and
contents of the pack
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that comes in a tube and is used as a shower
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Marketing Authorisation Holder and
Manufacturer
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Stiefel, 980 Great West Road, Brentford,
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Oilatum Shower Gel
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4. Possible side effects

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side effects, although not everybody gets them.
The following side effects have been reported at
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Some of these effects can also be symptoms of
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Reporting of side effects
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pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
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reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
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Shower Gel

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F R AG R A N C E - F R E E

CH-UK Regulatory-GBR;
CH-United Kingdom-GBR; Stiefel

light liquid paraffin

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 Oilatum Shower Gel carefully to
get the best results from it.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to
read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need
more information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor if your
symptoms worsen or do not
improve.
• If you notice any side effects, please
tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Oilatum Shower Gel is and
what it is used for
2. Before you use Oilatum Shower Gel
3. How to use Oilatum Shower Gel
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Oilatum Shower Gel
6. Further information
1. What Oilatum Shower Gel is and
what it is used for

Oilatum Shower Gel contains a
medicine called light liquid paraffin.
It is a non-foaming emollient gel that is
used to treat itchy, irritating dry skin
conditions such as eczema and
dermatitis.
Oilatum Shower Gel works by:
• soothing, moisturising and
conditioning your skin.
• stopping loss of moisture from your
skin.

2. Before you use Oilatum Shower Gel

Do not use Oilatum Shower Gel if:
• you are allergic to light liquid paraffin
or any of the other ingredients in this
medicine (listed in Section 6).
• your skin is greasy.

Oilatum Shower Gel

Do not use Oilatum Shower Gel if any
of the above applies to you. If you are
not sure, talk to your pharmacist or
doctor before using this medicine.

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3. How to use Oilatum Shower Gel

If this medicine is from your doctor or
pharmacist, do exactly as they have
told you. Otherwise, follow the
instructions below. If you do not
understand the instructions or you are
not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
• You should use Oilatum Shower Gel
every time you wash or shower.
• Oilatum Shower Gel is for use only
on your skin. Avoid getting this gel in
your eyes or in your mouth.
• Take care to avoid slipping. This gel
may make your shower or bath
more slippery.

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Using Oilatum Shower Gel in the
shower, bath or sink
1. Wash as usual. When your skin is still
wet, rub the gel between your wet
hands and apply liberally to the skin
and massage gently. If you are
applying the gel onto someone
else, your hands as well as the area
being treated, should be wet.
2. Rinse with warm water.
3. Lightly pat your skin dry with a soft
towel. Do not rub as this will remove
the Oilatum Shower Gel from your skin.

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4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Oilatum Shower Gel
can cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them. The following
side effects have been reported at
the site of application in
approximately 1 in 1,000 people:
• Redness of the skin, rash, irritation or
itching
• Allergic type reactions including red,
swollen, inflamed skin (dermatitis).
Some of these effects can also be
symptoms of the condition you are
treating.
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 Oilatum Shower Gel

• Keep out of the sight and reach of
children.
• Store below 25°C.
• Do not use Oilatum Shower Gel after
the expiry date which is stated on
the end of the tube. The date is the
last day of the month stated.
• 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.
6. Further information

What Oilatum Shower Gel contains
• The active ingredient is light liquid
paraffin 70% w/w. Each gram of gel
contains 700 mg of light liquid paraffin.
• The other ingredients are
polyethylene, 2- octadodecanol,
polyethylene glycol 400 dilaurate,
polyoxyethylene 40 sorbitol
septaoleate,

polypropyleneglycol-2-myristyl ether
propionate,
polyphenylmethyl siloxane
copolymer.
What Oilatum Shower Gel looks like
and contents of the pack
• Oilatum Shower Gel comes
in tubes of 25, 30, 125 and
150 grams. Not all pack sizes
are marketed.
• Oilatum Shower Gel is an opaque
colourless gel that comes in a tube
and is used as a shower gel.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and
Manufacturer
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Stiefel, 980 Great West Road,
Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 9GS, U.K.

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Manufacturer:
Stiefel Laboratories (Ireland) Ltd.
Finisklin Business Park,
Sligo,
Ireland.

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Date of Preparation: December 2016.
Oilatum is a registered trademark of
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