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PSORIDERM EMULSION 40% W/V BATH ADDITIVE

Active substance(s): COAL TAR

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PACKAGE LEAFLET Information for the user

distilled coal tar
Read all of this leaflet carefully before using this product.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
If any of the side effects get serious or if you notice any side effects
not listed in this leaflet please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

1. WHAT PSORIDERM EMULSION BATH
ADDITIVE IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
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treatment for you to add to your bath water
when bathing.
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that doctors refer to as sub-acute or chronic
PLAQUEPSORIASIS
s 4HISTYPEOFPSORIASISINVOLVESAREASOFRAISED
RED SOMETIMESITCHY PATCHESOFSKIN COVERED
with silvery scales (without any blistering or
TENDERNESS 4HEPATCHESOFTENOCCURONTHE
ELBOWS KNEES LOWERBACKANDSCALP
s 4HISPRODUCTISRECOMMENDEDFORUSEBY
adults, the elderly and children.
s 4HEACTIVEINGREDIENTINTHISPRODUCTIS
distilled coal tar WHICHSTOPSITCHINGAND
RESTORESNORMALSKINDEVELOPMENT
2. BEFORE YOU USE PSORIDERM
EMULSION BATH ADDITIVE
Do not use Psoriderm Emulsion Bath
Additive:
s IFYOUAREallergic (hypersensitive)
to distilled coal tar or any of the other
ingredients of Psoriderm Emulsion Bath
Additive listed in section 6;

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ANGRY ORONPUSTULARPSORIASISWHICHIS
VERYTENDER INFLAMED ANDINVOLVESSMALL
BLISTERSFILLEDWITHPUS 
s ONINFECTEDSKIN
Take special careWHENUSINGTHISPRODUCT
s $ONOTUSEITUNDILUTED
s !VOIDSPILLINGIT
s +EEPITAWAYFROMTHEEYES ANDBROKENOR
INFLAMEDSKIN
Using other medicines
4HISPRODUCTISNOTKNOWNTOAFFECT
ORTOBEAFFECTEDBY ANYOTHERMEDICINES
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
4HISPRODUCTCANBEUSEDDURINGPREGNANCYAND
WHILSTBREAST FEEDING4HEINGREDIENTSHAVEBEEN
INWIDESPREADUSEINTHISANDSIMILARPREPARATIONS
FORMANYYEARS WITHOUTREPORTSOFPROBLEMS
(OWEVER SAFETYTRIALSHAVENOTBEENCONDUCTED
Driving and using machinery
5SINGTHISPRODUCTISNOTKNOWNTOAFFECTYOUR
ability to drive or use machinery.
3. HOW TO USE PSORIDERM EMULSION
BATH ADDITIVE
5SETHISPRODUCTONLYTOTREATTHEPARTICULARTYPE
OFPSORIASISTHATITISRECOMMENDEDFOR
For adults, the elderly and children:
s !DDMLOFTHEPRODUCTTOABATH
of warm water
s 3OAKFORMINUTES
s PatTHESKINDRYWITHAsoft towel.
s Avoid rubbing with the towel because this
MAKESSKINCONDITIONSWORSE

MP4/14/2 201243

In this leaflet:
1. What Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive is and
what it is used for
2. Before you use Psoriderm Emulsion Bath
Additive
3. How to use Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Psoriderm Emulsion Bath
Additive
6. Further information

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If the product gets into the eyes, nose
or mouth
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EYES NOSEORMOUTH)FTHISHAPPENS RINSETHE
AFFECTEDAREASWITHPLENTYOFWATER)FRINSINGONE
EYE TAKECARETOAVOIDWASHINGPRODUCTINTOTHE
OTHEREYE)FIRRITATIONPERSISTS TELLYOURDOCTOROR
PHARMACIST
If you use too much of this product
$ONOTWORRYIFYOUUSETOOMUCH0SORIDERM
%MULSION"ATH!DDITIVE3IMPLYADJUSTTHEAMOUNT
of water in the bath.
If you forget to use this product
$ONOTWORRYIFYOUOCCASIONALLYFORGETTOUSETHIS
PRODUCT JUSTCARRYONUSINGITWHENYOUREMEMBER
)FYOUHAVEANYFURTHERQUESTIONSONTHEUSEOFTHIS
PRODUCT ASKYOURDOCTORORPHARMACIST

5. HOW TO STORE PSORIDERM EMULSION
BATH ADDITIVE
s +EEPITOUTOFTHEREACHANDSIGHTOFCHILDREN
s !LWAYSREPLACETHECAPTIGHTLYAFTERUSE
s $ONOTSTORETHEPRODUCTABOVEª#
s $
ONOTUSEAFTERTHEEXPIRYDATESHOWNONTHE
BOTTLEANDCARTON4HEEXPIRYDATEREFERSTOTHE
last day of that month.
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HOUSEHOLDREFUSE!SKYOURPHARMACISTHOWTO
DISPOSEOFMEDICINESNOLONGERREQUIRED4HESE
MEASURESWILLHELPTOPROTECTTHEENVIRONMENT
6. FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT
PSORIDERM EMULSION BATH ADDITIVE
What Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive
contains:
4HEACTIVEINGREDIENTISdistilled coal
tarWV 
4HEother ingredientsAREPOLYSORBATE
TROLAMINE PHENOXYETHANOLANDPURIFIEDWATER

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
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!DDITIVECANCAUSESIDEEFFECTS ALTHOUGHNOT
everybody gets them.
s 4HEFOLLOWINGCANOCCURRARELY INWHICHCASE
you should stop using the product:
s SKINIRRITATION
s ACNE LIKEERUPTIONS
s SKINPHOTO SENSITIVITYSENSITIVITYTOSUNLIGHT 
s )NRARECASES ITMAYSTAINTHESKIN HAIRORFABRIC

The Marketing Authorisation holder is$ERMAL
,ABORATORIES 4ATMORE0LACE 'OSMORE (ITCHIN
(ERTS 3'12 5+

)FANYOFTHESIDEEFFECTSGETSERIOUS ORIFYOUNOTICE
ANYSIDEEFFECTSNOTLISTEDINTHISLEAFLET PLEASETELL
YOURDOCTORORPHARMACIST

The Manufacturer is&LEET,ABORATORIES,TD
2ICKMANSWORTH2OAD 7ATFORD (ERTS
7$** 5+

Reporting of side effects
)FYOUGETANYSIDEEFFECTS TALKTOYOURDOCTOR
PHARMACISTORNURSE4HISINCLUDESANYPOSSIBLE
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also
REPORTSIDEEFFECTSDIRECTLYSEEDETAILSBELOW 
"YREPORTINGSIDEEFFECTSYOUCANHELPPROVIDE
more information on the safety of this medicine.

This leaflet was last revised in
*ANUARY

Ireland
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"RAILLE LARGEPRINTORAUDIO PLEASECALLFREEOF
CHARGE5+ONLY 
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United Kingdom
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What Psoriderm Emulsion Bath Additive looks
like and contents of the pack
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s )TISAVAILABLEINAMBERGLASSBOTTLESCONTAINING
ML4HEBOTTLESAREFITTEDWITHSCREWCAPS

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