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Care Calamine Lotion

Soothes sunburn & other minor skin conditions

Mild astringent and antiseptic that relieves the symptoms of mild sunburn and minor skin conditions

Care Calamine Lotion is a mild astringent and antiseptic that relieves the symptoms of mild sunburn and minor skin conditions. It is not considered likely to cause any undesirable effects during pregnancy. However, women who are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding, should talk to their doctor or pharmacist before using this product as medicines can affect the unborn baby.

Calamine cream and lotion works by evaporating after being applied to the skin, which produces a cooling effect to ease itchy feelings. This cooling effect helps to relieve sunburn.1

 

1.https://www.netdoctor.co.uk/medicines/skin-hair/a7856/calamine-cream-and-lotion/

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Calamine 15.0%, Zinc Oxide 5.0%
All ages
Suitable for children, adults and the elderly
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200ml lotion

More about this product

  • Essential information
  • Directions for use
  • Self Care Advice
  • FAQs
  • Stockists
  • Tips & Advice

Essential Information

Care Calamine Lotion BP. For the relief of the symptoms of mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions. Contains Calamine, Zinc Oxide. Always read the label.

 

Directions for use

Applied directly to the skin.

Recommended dose and dosage schedule:

The product is suitable for use by adults, children and the elderly.

Apply gently with a pad of cotton wool to the affected parts as required.

See the product label for more information or view the Patient Information Leaflet.

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If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.

 

Self Care Advice

How to ease sunburn:

  • Get out of the sun as soon as possible
  • Cool the skin with a cool shower, bath or damp towel (take care not to let a baby or young child get too cold)
  • Apply aftersun cream, spray or product such as Care Aqueous Calamine Cream. Used for relief of the symptoms of mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions. Contains Calamine 4.0% w/w and Zinc Oxide 3.0% w/w. Always read the label.
  • Drink plenty of water to cool down and prevent dehydration
  • Cover sunburnt skin from direct sunlight until skin has fully healed

 

FAQs

What is sunburn?

Sunburn is red, hot and sore skin caused by too much sun. It may flake and peel after a few days.

How long until sunburn gets better?

Sunburn usually gets better within 7 days.

Stockists

Tips & Advice

Who can use this product:

It can be used by adults, the elderly and children. Ask your doctor before use if having an x-ray, as the product may mask the x-ray picture. Safety during pregnancy has not been established, but the product has been used for many years without apparent ill effects. However, women who are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding, should talk to their doctor or pharmacist before using this product as medicines can affect the unborn baby.

Did you know?

This product may mask an x-ray picture so a doctor should also be consulted before having an x-ray.