Dermol 500 Lotion
- Effective treatment for Eczema and Dermatitis
- Helps moisturise the skin
- Can be applied to dry skin after washing
Buy Dermol 500 Lotion UK
You can buy Dermol 500 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 Dermol 500
Dermol 500 Lotion is an effective treatment for dry, itching skin, eczema, dermatitis and other dry skin conditions. Dermol 500 helps the skin to retain moisture by creating a barrier layer, combining liquid paraffin and isopropyl myristate to create this layer. Dermol 500 lotion can not only be used as a moisturiser but it can also be used as a soap substitute.
Eczema is a chronic, relapsing, inflammatory skin condition. Skin conditions such as eczema normally present as an itchy red rash. This is often found in the folds of the elbows or behind the knees.
Eczema can also have a link to other conditions such as hayfever or asthma. It is also quite common in children and often involves the scalp and face.
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How to use Dermol 500 lotion?
Dermol 500 lotion can be used in two ways, the first is as an emollient. To apply as an emollient gently spread the lotion over your skin covering all of the affected areas. allow your skin to dry and then re-apply if required.
The second way to use Dermol 500 lotion is as a substitute to soap. Ensure not to rub your skin but rather pat dry with a towel after you have a bath or shower.
Avoid scratching and triggers that flare up your eczema (for example, certain foods or using certain products)
Try to use a moisturiser on your skin daily, and remember to moisturise after a bath/shower
It is best to use gloves if you are handling irritants, for example detergents.
Try to avoid extreme temperatures and humidity.
You should ensure that you drink lots of water.
Try to use non-abrasive clothing fabrics, for example cotton.
After having a shower or a bath, pat dry your skin (do not rub your skin with a towel) and re-apply your moisturiser.
Try to avoid using body scrubs that are rough on your skin.
Try to avoid hot and long baths/showers.
Try to avoid alcohol based antibacterial gels.
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Can I use Dermol 500 lotion if I have sensitive skin?
Yes, you can use Dermol 500 lotion if you have sensitive skin. It is recommended that the product is tested on a small patch of the skin before you apply your first application.
Can I use Dermol 500 Lotion while pregnant or breastfeeding?
Dermol 500 Lotion can be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
It is recommended to speak to a healthcare professional before using Dermol 500 Lotion. This helps to ensure that it is the right product for you and your child.
Does Dermol 500 kill bacteria?
Dermol lotion is a moisturising emollient with active antimicrobial ingredients. Benzalkonium chloride and chlorhexidine dihydrochloride help to prevent build up of bacteria on the skin.
The active ingredients target bacteria which are present on the skin. This works to avoid making the eczema worse and helps prevent infection on itchy scratchy skin.
Is Dermol Lotion prescription only?
Dermol lotion and cream are both available as a pharmacy medicine. Both products are purchased after completing a short medicine safety check via Simple Online Pharmacy.
Side effects of Dermol 500 Lotion
Using Dermol 500 Lotion may cause skin irritation in people hypersensitive to any of the ingredients.
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.
For the application of Dermol 500 Lotion to the skin: Apply the lotion to the affected areas, then massage the lotion gently into the skin until absorbed. Repeat this as often as required.
For use of Dermol 500 Lotion as a soap substitute: Use the lotion as a cleanser in the bath or shower,. Dermol 500 can also be used instead of ordinary soaps or shower gel.
Dermol 500 Lotion Warnings
Do not use in cases of known sensitivity to any of the ingredients.
For external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes.
Creams and emollients can cause slippery surfaces so extra care should be taken if used before or after a bath/shower.
Dermol 500 is paraffin-based and is very flammable so stay clear from any naked flames. Do not store above 25C.
Dernol 500 Lotion Ingredients
Active ingredients: Benzalkonium Chloride 0.1%, Chlorhexidine Dihydrochloride 0.1%, Liquid Paraffin 2.5% and Isopropyl Myristate 2.5%
Other ingredients: Cetostearyl Alcohol, Macrogol Cetostearyl Ether, Phenoxyethanol, purified water.
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