What is Aquamax Emollient Cream?
Aquamax is a cream that helps dry and irritated skin return to its natural state. It works on dry, cracked and sore skin to protect from further irritation and also moisturise the skin to return it to its more natural state.
Who is Aquamax Cream suitable for?
It is suitable to use by anyone who is suffering from a skin condition and is looking for relief. It is perfect for those who are looking for a remedy that is free from irritants that lots of other creams contain, being free from:
- Isopropyl myristate
- Other common irritants, sensitisers, or detergents.
What is eczema?
Eczema is a common skin condition that causes patches of dry, irritated skin. Many people suffer with eczema, and although it is often contained to smaller areas, such as your hands or elbows, it can be more widespread across the body. Some of the most common symptoms of eczema include:
- Dry skin
- Irritated skin
- Sore or cracked skin
How will this emollient cream help to ease my dry skin?
Aquamax cream works as a leave on emollient, which helps to ease dry skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis by providing a protective barrier over the skin. This barrier protects the skin from irritants while also keeping moisture locked into the skin, keeping the area hydrated and feeling soft and smooth. Lots of people use emollients evert day to ease their dry skin conditions, and they’re available in a range of products including creams, ointments, lotions, bath additives, and cleansers.
Can Aquamax Cream be used by someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding?
Yes, this cream is safe to use by someone who is either pregnant or breastfeeding. However, you should always speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using any medication while you are pregnant or breastfeeding to be sure that the product is safe for both you and you baby.
How often should I use the cream?
Aquamax is safe to use as often as you need it. Just apply and gently rub it into the affected area until it is invisible. Apply in the same direction as hair growth for best results.
Do I need a prescription to buy this product?
No, you do not need a prescription to buy Aquamax cream.
When should Aquamax cream not be used?
Do not use Aquamax cream if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients. For external use only, avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and nose. Do not apply to open wounds or broken skin.
Are there any side effects?
Like all medications, Aquamax Emollient Cream can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. These include side effects caused by an allergic reaction. If you experience any side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist. For more information about reporting side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store this product
Store this cream in a cool, dry place. Keep out of sight and reach of children. Store in original packaging out of direct sunlight, and do not use this product after the expiry date on the packaging has passed.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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