Aqueous Calamine Cream
  • Aqueous Calamine Cream

Aqueous Calamine Cream

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Product features

  • Contains Calamine and Zinc Oxide
  • Relieves mild sunburn & minor skin conditions
  • For external use only

Overview

Buy Aqueous Calamine Cream Online

You can buy Aqueous Calamine Cream online from our UK registered online pharmacy. Please read the associated information about this medication to make sure it's safe for you. You can then place your order. After completing any associated assessment form, our pharmacists can then review your order and, if approved, dispatch to your chosen address. If for any reason your order is not approved, a full refund is issued.

About Aqueous Calamine Cream

Aqueous calamine cream is used to treat a variety of skin ailments such as mild sunburn or itchy and irritated skin. It works by providing a cooling sensation on the affected area. People may find aqueous calamine cream to control symptoms associated with the following conditions;

  • Scabies
  • Eczema
  • Nettle stings
  • Chicken Pox
  • Insect Bites

Alternatives

Other sunburn products are available at Simple Online Pharmacy. These include:

Sun care products are available at Simple Online Pharmacy. These include:

Other treatments for itchy skin are available at Simple Online Pharmacy. These include:

Practical tips

  • Symptoms of sunburn usually resolve within a week
  • Aloe vera is useful to apply to sunburned skin
  • Ensure you are drinking plenty of water if you have sunburn as this will cool you down and will avoid dehydration
  • Ensure your sunburnt skin is protected from any direct sun rays till your sunburn has healed
  • If your skin is itchy try your best to avoid scratching as this could lead to scarring and could make your skin worse

Effectiveness

Calamine Cream is a widely used and effective dry skin condition treatment however every patient can respond differently to medication. If you find Calamine Cream is not effective for you, you may want to try Magicool Plus Treats Sunburn.

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FAQ

What is Calamine Cream?

Calamine Cream and Calamine Lotion, are used to treat mild itchiness. This includes sunburn, insect bites, poison oak or other mild skin irritations.

What are the main ingredients of Calamine Cream?

The active ingredient contained in Calamine Cream is calamine and zinc oxide, which have a soothing effect and also antiseptic properties that help prevent infection from scratching.

How does Calamine Cream work?

Calamine Cream works by its counter-irritant effect. After application to the skin, the calamine evaporates, producing a cooling effect that helps distract you from the itch. This sensation also helps relieve sunburn.

Can I use Calamine Cream if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes. There are no known harmful effects when calamine has been used by pregnant or breastfeeding mothers.

Is Calamine Cream useful for chickenpox?

Yes. As Calamine is cooling on the skin and also provides itch relief, it is quite commonly used for chickenpox. It is quite useful to apply the Calamine Cream with a cotton bud to each spot to provide relief.

 

  • What is Calamine Cream?

    Calamine cream and calamine lotion, are used to treat mild itchiness. This includes from sunburn, insect bite, poison oak, or other mild skin conditions.

  • What is the ingredient of Calamine Cream?

    The active ingredient contained in Calamine Cream is zinc oxide, which has a soothing effect and also has antiseptic properties that help prevent infection from scratching.

  • How does Calamine Cream work?

    Calamine works by its counter-irritant effect. After application to the skin, the calamine evaporates, which produces a cooling effect that helps distract you from the itch. This sensation also helps relieve sunburn.

  • How do I use Calamine Cream?

    Aqueous Calamine Cream should be gently dabbed onto the affected area.

  • Can I use calamine cream or lotion while pregnant or breastfeeding?

    Yes - there are no known harmful effects when calamine is used by pregnant or breastfeeding mothers.

  • What are the side effects of Calamine Cream?

    Calamine Cream may cause slight skin irritation in people hypersensitive to any of the ingredients.
    Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.

Side Effects

Side effects of Aqueous Calamine Cream

Calamine Cream may cause slight skin irritation in people who are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients.

Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.

 

Info Leaflet

Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.

Directions

Directions of use for Aqueous Calamine Cream

Wash hands before and after use (unless applying to hands)

Apply the Calamine Cream directly to the affected areas (dry, clean skin) as regularly as needed.  

Warnings

Warnings for Aqueous Calamine Cream

  • Please be aware that this product contains Liquid Paraffin which is highly flammable, keep away from open or gas fires or hobs and naked flames, including candles etc. and not to smoke when using these paraffin containing preparations.
  • Bedding and clothing should be washed regularly (preferably daily) to minimise the build-up of impregnated paraffin although it may not be completely removed unless it is washed at a high temperature as paraffin is invisible and can accumulate over time
  • If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor straight away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you have swallowed.
  • Do not use this cream if you or your child have an allergy to any other ingredients listed.
  • Using Aqueous Calamine Cream during pregnancy and breastfeeding is unlikely to have any ill effects when used as directed. If unsure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
  • If you are having an X-ray, do not apply beforehand as it may affect the outcome of the X-ray examination.
  • This medicine contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions

 

Ingredients

Ingredients in Aqueous Calamine Cream

Active Ingredient: Calamine 4% w/w, Zinc oxide 3% w/w

Other Ingredients: Light Liquid Paraffin BP, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Polysorbates 20 & 60, White Soft Paraffin BP, Purified Water, Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate, Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate.

 

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