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Doublebase™ Gel
Isopropyl myristate 15% w/w, liquid paraffin 15% w/w.
Uses:
Highly
moisturising and protective hydrating gel for dry skin conditions.
Directions:
Adults, children
and the elderly: Apply direct to dry skin as required.
Doublebase Dayleve™ Gel
Isopropyl
myristate 15% w/w, liquid paraffin 15% w/w.
Uses:
Long lasting, highly moisturising and
protective hydrating gel for dry skin conditions.
Directions:
Adults, children and the elderly:
Apply direct to dry skin morning and night, or as often as necessary.
Contra-indications, warnings, side effects etc:
Please refer to SPC for full details before
prescribing. Do not use if sensitive to any of the ingredients. In the unlikely event of a reaction
stop treatment.
Package quantities, NHS prices and MA numbers:
Doublebase Gel: 100g tube £2.65, 500g pump dispenser £5.83, PL00173/0183.
Doublebase Dayleve Gel: 100g tube £2.65, 500g pump dispenser £6.29, PL00173/0199.
Legal category:
P
MA holder:
Dermal Laboratories, Tatmore Place, Gosmore, Hitchin, Herts,
SG4 7QR.
Date of preparation:
November 2012. ‘Doublebase’ and ‘Dayleve’ are trademarks.
Rx by name for formulation of choice
Doublebase Dayleve
TM
Gel
Doublebase
TM
Gel
Isopropyl myristate 15% w/w, liquid paraffin 15% w/w
Original emollient Gel
• Emolliency like an ointment
• Cosmetic acceptability like a cream
Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be
found at
Adverse events should also be
reported to Dermal.
Enhanced emollient Gel
• Highly emollient long lasting protection
• As little as twice daily application
No other emollients perform quite like them!
Doublebase
– The difference is in the GELS
High
oil content
+ glycerol
High
oil & glycerol
content +
povidone
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