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Ransom’s Marshmallow Ointment
(Althaea, Allantoin)
For soothing and relief of the symptoms of pimples, boils and blackheads
For external use only
Read all of this information before use
Before you use this medicine
Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients
This ointment contains benzoic acid which may cause mild irritation of the skin, eyes and other
sensitive areas. It also contains lanolin which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
How to use this medicine
Adults and children: apply morning and evening to the affected part and cover with lint.
If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If anyone accidentally swallows some see a doctor straight away.
Possible side effects
Most people will not get side effects. Some of the ingredients may cause mild irritation or local skin
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
not listed on this label. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: By reporting side effects you can provide more information on the
safety of this medicine.
Storing the medicine
Do not store above 25˚C. Store in the original container. Keep the container tightly closed.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date shown on the label.
Active ingredients - althaea (marshmallow) BPC 1949 6.66% w/w and allantoin 1% w/w
Also contains: beeswax, liquid paraffin, soft yellow paraffin, hydrous wool fat (lanolin) and benzoic
acid (E210).
Ransom’s Marshmallow Ointment is available in glass jars containing 28 or 56gms.

Manufactured by Thorpe Laboratories Ltd, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire LN12 1NB for the MAH: Wise
Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Manchester M19 2RB
PL 18347/0049
Text last revised: 07/2015

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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