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The product code for this leaflet is: PL 00014/5138R
Boots Antiseptic Cream
(Allantoin, Cetrimide, 2, 4 - Dichlorobenzyl Alcohol)
Read all of this carton for full instructions.
This antiseptic cream soothes and heals wounds, protects against infection and can be used to treat cuts and grazes, minor burns and scalds, small areas of sunburn, dry chapped skin, nappy rash, insect bites, spots and pimples.
You can use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Cetostearyl alcohol may cause skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
Check the tube seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use the cream.
Apply to the skin only. Do not use repeatedly or for long periods of time.
Adults and children: Apply the cream to the affected area 2 or 3 times a day.
If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor.
If anyone accidentally swallows some: Drink plenty of milk and talk to a doctor if you get irritation.
Most people will not have problems.
If you get these side effects stop using the cream and talk to a doctor:
If you notice any side effect not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.
Do not store above 30°C.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
This cream contains Allantoin 0.2% w/w, Cetrimide 0.5% w/w, 2,4-Dichlorobenzyl Alcohol 0.5% w/w.
Also contains: purified water, polyethylene glycol, cetostearyl alcohol, ceresin, light liquid paraffin, cetomacrogol 1000, hyetellose, sodium citrate, dimeticone, perfume, citric acid.
Text prepared 4/12
Manufactured by the Marketing Authorisation holder
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.