Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive 500ml
- Designed to protect and soothe dry skin
- Locks in moisture
- Designed for dry skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis
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You can buy Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive 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-day UK delivery. If for any reason your order is not approved, a full refund is issued.
About Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive
Doublebase Emollient is designed to be added to your bath, to help restore your skin’s natural protection and lock in moisture.
Doublebase Emollient uses paraffin to help restore your skin’s natural protective layer, keeping skin protected from irritation and allowing dry, cracked skin the chance to heal. It also locks moisture into the skin, rehydrating dry skin and allowing the skin to heal.
Some patients may find that Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive isn’t as effective at treating their symptoms. Here at Simple Online Pharmacy, we have a number of alternatives available, including;
Dry skin conditions can be difficult to deal with. FOllow these quick tips to help make sure your skin is as protected as possible.
Change your environment - dry air can lead to dry skin. A humidifier can help to keep the air from drying out, and make sure to avoid cold air.
Use a gentle cleanser - many soaps can contain ingredients that cause skin irritation. Avoid soaps containing sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), as this is well known to cause irritation in sensitive skin. Fragrance-free and colouring-free products are often good for sensitive skin types.
Avoid hot water - where possible, use warm water rather than hot. Hot water can strip the protective layer of oil from your skin, and can cause irritation to already delicate skin.
Avoid the sun - sun exposure and tanning can both cause further skin irritation. While some forms of UV treatment can be helpful to some skin conditions (such as psoriasis), this should be performed by a trained professional to avoid overexposure and further skin damage.
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How does Doublebase Bath Additive work?
Your skin produces sebaceous oils. These oils gather on the skin’s surface, allowing them to form a protective layer. In cases where a skin condition disrupts this layer of oil, the skin can dry out. This can lead to itching, flaking and even infection as the skin cracks.
Doublebase Bath Emollient replaces this oil layer. This thin layer helps dry skin by retaining moisture, keeping skin soft and allowing it time to heal from dry skin conditions.
Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive Side Effects
As with all medications, some users may experience side effects when using Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive - however, most will not.
Some users have reported skin irritation and allergic skin reactions, particularly during the first few uses of this product. As this is a product for dry and sensitive skin conditions, this may occur.
If you experience any of the following side effects, stop using this product and speak to your doctor;
- If your skin conditions looks or feels worse
- If any of the other side effects get worse, or you notice side effects not listed here
If swallowed, this product may cause diarrhoea. If this is the case, drink lots of water, and do not attempt to induce vomiting.
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.
How To Use Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive
For best results, add Doublebase to your bath every time you bathe.
Shake the bottle well before use.
Add approximately 1½ - 2 capfuls (15 to 20ml) to a normal bath (8 inches of water) while the water is running, to ensure it is spread throughout the water.
Get into the bath, covering the affected areas of skin. Allow to soak for 10 to 20 minutes.
Once out of the bath, pat the skin dry with a soft towel. Avoid rubbing with a towel because this makes dry skin conditions worse.
For babies, add ½ -1 capful (5 to 10ml) to a small bath of water or wash basin. Follow the rest of the instructions as listed.
Where possible, use an emollient soap substitute with this product - normal soaps may cause further irritation, and may prevent the emollient from sticking to skin.
Warnings for use of Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive
Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.
For external use only.
This product is suitable for all age groups, including babies.
This product is safe for use during breastfeeding and pregnancy; the ingredients have been used in various ways for decades without issue. However, safety trials have not been completed.
Please note this product may create slippery surfaces. Take care not to slip, or allow these slippery surfaces to hang around. Clean any residue from surfaces with a towel.
Once applied, keep away from open flames, as some of the ingredients are flammable. Any dressings, clothing or bed clothes which are exposed to this substance may be a fire risk, even after washing. Be sure to avoid allowing this product to soak into furnishings, as these cannot be easily washed.
Doublebase Emollient Bath Additive Ingredients
Active Ingredient - liquid paraffin (65% w/w).
Other Ingredients - isopropyl myristate, glycerol, macrogol cetostearyl ether (cetomacrogol 1000), cetostearyl alcohol, phenoxyethanol and purified water.
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