Journal of Community Nursing - page 19

STARRING:
THE
DRY SKIN RESTORER
RESTORES & REHYDRATES
LOWEST COST
IN CLASS
3
TWICE-DAILY
APPLICATION
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– compared with
paraffin-based creams
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PRODUCT INFORMATION
Balneum Cream
Active Ingredient:
Urea 5 %, Ceramide 3.
Indication:
For the symptomatic relief of dry and very dry skin
conditions.
Dosage and Administration:
Using clean hands, apply the cream to the skin twice daily.
Consult package leaflet for method of administration.
Contraindications, Warnings, etc:
Contraindications:
Patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients, soya or peanut.
Precautions:
For external use only. Do not use on broken or inflamed skin. Caution should be exercised with
concomitant use of some medicated topicals. If the condition worsens on usage or if patients experience side
effects, discontinue use and consult a Health Care Professional.
Adverse Effects:
Very few side effects have
been reported; typically local skin reactions.
Legal Category:
Class 1 Medical Device.
NHS Cost:
(excluding
VAT, Pump dispenser containing 50g - £2.85, Pump dispenser containing 500g - £9.97.
CE marking held
by:
Almirall Hermal GmbH, Scholtzstrasse 3, 21465 Reinbek, Germany.
Further information is available
from:
Almirall Limited, 1 The Square, Stockley Park, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB11 1TD, UK. Tel: (0) 207 160
2500. Fax: (0) 208 7563 888. Email:
.
Date of Revision:
1/2013
Item code:
UKSOY1554
Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at
Adverse events should also be reported to Almirall Ltd.
1. Puschmann M
et al.
Measurements of Skin Hydration after a Single Application.
Data on file, Almirall Ltd 2000.
2. Balneum Cream Product Information, January 2013.
3. British National Formulary 64. September 2012: 730-731
Job code:
UKSOY1650.
Date of preparation:
February 2013
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