Eumovate Cream
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Eumovate Cream

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Medication features

  • For itchy, red, dry skin
  • To clear flare-up
  • break the itch-scratch cycle

NOTE: After requesting this medication, you will need to complete a short assessment, so our GP or Pharmacist can assess if the treatment is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our GP / Pharmacist.

Overview

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Eumovate is used for the short term treatment and control of patches of red, itchy skin caused by eczema and dermatitis. The cream works to shop the skin's over-reaction to the triggers that cause skin flare-ups such as eczema or dermatitis. The active ingredient is clobetasone butyrate which is a topical corticosteroid to control inflammation of the skin. The cream base also has moisturising properties. 

Side Effects

Side Effects of Eumovate Cream

Like all medicines, Eumovate can have side effects, but not everybody gets them. 

Stop using the product and consult your doctor if you see any of the following side effects:

Very rare (affects less than 1 in 10000 people)

  • redness of the skin
  • itching
  • hives
  • local skin burning
  • increased hair growth
  • Changes in skin colour
  • Skin thinning

 

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.

Eumovate Cream PIL

Directions

Directions of use for Eumovate Cream

This product is intended for short term use only. You should apply the cream for the shortest time necessary to relieve your symptoms.

Adults and children aged 12 years and over:

Use the cream twice a day, for up to 7 days.

  • Wash and dry your hands.
  • Squeeze out the correct amount of cream onto your index finger. The picture below gives you an idea of how much to use. Half a fingertip will cover a patch of skin the same size as the palm of your hand.
  • Gently rub cream into the skin you are treating twice a day.
  • Wash your hands again.

How much to use

  • Squeeze out the cream along the top of your index finger
  • From the crease in your finger, squeeze the cream halfway to the fingertip. This will cover a patch of skin the same size as the palm of your hand.
  • Use the fingertip unit as a guide. For smaller areas, use a smaller amount. This cream is not meant to treat large areas.
  • If you use a bit too much of the cream mistake, don't worry - but try to keep to the fingertip unit. 
  • Half a fingertip will cover a patch of skin the same size as the palm of your hand. 

 

Warnings

Warnings for Eumovate Cream

Do not use Eumovate:

  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to clobetasone butyrate or to any of the other ingredients.
  • on broken skin
  • on skin infected with viruses (e.g. herpes or chicken pox), fungus (e.g. thrush, ringworm or athlete's foot) or bacteria 
  • on the face, groin, genitals or between the toes
  • under a dressing (e.g. a plaster)
  • if you are under 12 years unless your doctor tells you to. 

Ingredients

Ingredients in Eumovate Cream

Active ingredients: Clobetasone Butyrate 0.05% w/w

Other Ingredients: Glycerol, glycerol monostearate, cetostearyl alcohol, beeswax substitute 6621, arlacel 165, Dimethicone 20, chlorocresol, sodium citrate, citric acid monohydrate and purified water. 

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