Care Calamine Lotion 200ml
  • Care Calamine Lotion 200ml

Care Calamine Lotion 200ml

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Product features

  • Soothes itchy skin


Buy Care Calamine Lotion 200ml Online

You can buy Care Plus Aqueous Calamine Lotion  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. If approved, we can dispatch it to your chosen address, with options for next-working day delivery. If for any reason your order is not approved, a full refund is issued.

About Care Calamine Lotion  

Care Plus Calamine Lotion is a mild astringent and antiseptic, designed to relieve the symptoms of mild sunburn and minor skin conditions, including itchy skin and minor allergic reactions.

Calamine lotion evaporates as it dries, lifting away heat from the skin to soothe sunburn and the itching of minor reactions. It also acts as an astringent, reducing swelling to allow natural blood flow to carry heat away from the affected area, and as an antiseptic to prevent any infection from taking hold.

Calamine Lotion relieves the symptoms of itchy, red skin - however, it is not an antihistamine, nor will it prevent allergic reactions from progressing. If you suspect you are having an unexpected allergic reaction, seek immediate medical advice.


Some patients may find that Care Calamine Lotion  isn’t as effective at treating their symptoms. Here at Simple Online Pharmacy, we have a number of alternatives available, including;

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How does calamine lotion work?

Calamine lotion works in two major ways; as an astringent, and as an antiseptic.

An astringent, such as calamine, causes the skin’s cells to retract, shirking down to increase blood pressure and increase blood flow away from the swollen area. This carries warmer blood away, creating a cooling effect.

An antiseptic, such as zinc oxide, helps to kill bacteria, keeping skin clean and preventing infection. This is especially important, as scratching the skin when it is itchy can cause damage, and allow bacteria access to your skin.

Can you sleep with calamine lotion on?

Yes - applying calamine overnight is a great way to remove hives and spots. However, this may be too drying for some skin types, particularly those with sensitive skin.

Side Effects

Care Calamine Lotion Side Effects

As with all medications, some users may experience side effects when using Care Calamine Lotion  - however, most will not.

If you experience any of the following side effects, stop using this medication immediately and speak to your doctor, or seek medical treatment;

  • Allergic/irritant reaction, including skin rash, red or itchy skin

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, or by contacting us.


How To Use Care Calamine Lotion  

Shake the bottle before use.

Apply a small amount to a cotton wool pad and apply to the affected area as required.

Calamine lotion is suitable for use by the young, adults and elderly. 

If your symptoms get worse, or have not improved in 7 days, stop using this product and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.


Warnings for use of Care Calamine Lotion  

Do not use this medication if you have an allergy to any of the listed ingredients.

For external use only. Do not use near eyes or mouth. If swallowed, seek medical attention immediately.

Using calamine lotion during pregnancy and breastfeeding is unlikely to have any ill effects; if you are unsure, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before use.

If you are due to receive an x-ray, speak to your doctor before using this product, as it may mask the x-ray picture.

Do not store above 25C.


Care Aqueous Calamine Cream Ingredients

Active Ingredients - calamine 15% w/v, zinc oxide 5%w/v

Other Ingredients - bentonite (E558), sodium citrate, glycerol (E422), phenol and purified water

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