ZINC & CASTOR OIL OINTMENT BP
Active substance(s): ZINC OXIDE
32mm X 155mm MULTIPEEL WITH 40mm HINGE LEFT
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Active ingredients: zinc
oxide 7.5%w/w, virgin
For symptomatic relief of nappy rash, and as a
castor oil 50.0%w/w.
protective water resistant cream for dry chapped
Also contains: refined arachis
skin. If separation of the ointment occurs, re-mix
oil (peanut oil), cetostearyl
before use. Apply the ointment to the skin.
alcohol, white beeswax (E901). Do not store above
Adults, the elderly and children: Apply to the
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
affected skin up to four times a day or at each nappy 25°C.
Manufactured by the licence holder L.C.M. Ltd.,
change. FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Huddersfield, HD7 5QH for Thornton and Ross Ltd.,
Contains Refined Arachis Oil (Peanut Oil). Do not Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK. PL 12965/0038
use if allergic to Peanut or Soya.
zinc and castor
Zinc Oxide, Virgin Castor Oil
Relieves the symptoms
of nappy rash & dry,
Peel where shown for further precautions.
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Zinc & Castor Oil Cream contains zinc oxide, a mild
antiseptic and astringent for the skin, and castor oil
which helps soften dry hard and chapped skin.
Talk to your doctor if….
You or your child are having an x-ray, as this medicine
may mask x-ray pictures.
• An allergy to refined arachis oil (peanut oil), soya, or
any other ingredient listed on the front.
• This medicine contains cetostearyl alcohol which may
cause local skin reactions (eg. contact dermatitis).
• It also contains refined arachis oil (peanut oil). If you
are allergic to peanuts or soya do not use this product.
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using
this medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or
are breastfeeding. Zinc & Castor Oil Cream should not be
used, unless the doctor has told you to do so.
1. Before you use this medicine
Do not use the medicine if you or your
Important ingredient information
2. Possible side effects
There are no known side effects from using Zinc & Castor
Oil Cream as directed.
If you notice any side effects, stop use and tell your doctor
or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
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.
3. Further information
If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor straight
away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for disposal.
What the medicine looks like
Zinc & Castor Oil Cream is an off-white cream which is
supplied in 100g packs.
This label was last revised in December 2014
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zinc and castor
Zinc & Castor Oil Cream
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32 x 155mm
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