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Logo CREAM E45

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not Scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

CREAM E45

COMPOSITION:
Each 100 g contains:

  White soft paraffin         14,5 g
  Light liquid paraffin         12,6 g
  Anhydrous lanolin (wool fat)         1,0 g
  And methyl hydroxybenzoate         0,15% m/m
  And propyl hydroxybenzoate         0,04% m/m as preservatives

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 13.5 Emollients and protectives

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
The emollient properties of the ingredients act by softening keratotic skin.

INDICATIONS:
Cream E45 because of its emollient action is a useful adjunct in the treatment of ichthyosis, traumatic dermatitis (especially "housewives dermatitis"), dry stage of eczema, certain cases of psoriasis and other conditions where a 'moisturising' type of cream is likely to be beneficial. It is excellent as supportive treatment in burns of varying degrees, particularly where joints are involved and movement is impaired by dryness and cracking.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
None.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Apply as required.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
None.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
None.

IDENTIFICATION:
A smooth, white or practically white cream with not more than a slight odour.

PRESENTATION:
Aluminium or plastic tubes containing 50 g cream and plastic tubes containing 125 g or 500 g cream.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25
°C
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

REFERENCE NUMBER:
G1686 (Act 101/1965)

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
Boots Healthcare (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd.
Bruma Boulevard
Zullberg Close 20
Bruma lake
2198

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
May 1987

Updated on this site: October 2001

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