What is ViraSoothe gel?
ViraSoothe gel is a soothing gel which can help relieve the itching caused by chickenpox while helping to cool and soothe the skin. Ideal for anyone suffering with chickenpox, ViraSoothe gel can even be used on babies over the age of 6 months, making it suitable for all the family.
What is chickenpox?
Chickenpox is a common illness that mostly affects children. It’s very infectious, to the point where you can catch chickenpox simply by being in the same room as someone who has it. People with chickenpox will notice small red spots appearing all over their body and will feel very itchy.
How does ViraSoothe gel relieve chickenpox?
ViraSoothe gel helps to relieve chicken pox by soothing the itching sensation chicken pox can cause. By relieving the itch and reducing the urge to scratch, this gel helps to protect your skin, allowing it to heal naturally and reducing long-term scarring.
Can I use this if I’m taking other medication?
If you are using any other medication, especially those applied to the skin, you should speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this product. Some medications can interact when used together, causing unwanted side effects or making your medication less effective.
Can I use this product if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
You should speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this or any other medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Some products may not be safe for you and your baby at this time, and a medical professional may need to recommend an alternative treatment.
How to use ViraSoothe gel
Before using ViraSoothe gel, wash and dry your hands thoroughly. Rub the gel into the skin with a light massaging action. Use sparingly. Apply 2 or 3 times every day, or whenever relief from symptoms is needed. ViraSoothe gel can be used all over the face and body.
When should ViraSoothe gel not be used?
ViraSoothe gel is not suitable for use on babies younger than 6 months old. Adults, the elderly, and children aged over 6 months should only be treated under medical supervision. This product is for external use only, avoid contact with eyes. Do not use ViraSoothe gel if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.
Does this product have side effects?
Like all medications, ViraSoothe can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These include symptoms of severe allergic reaction. If you experience any side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store this gel
Store in a coo, dry place. Do not use after expiration date printed on the packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
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.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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Can i use Virasoothe Chickenpox Relief Cooling Gel, 75mg on my daughters genital area that has spots?
Virasoothe gel is for external (as in outside not inside the body) areas only so please be careful exactly where you are putting it if using in the genital region. If any irritation or reaction occurs please consult your GP.
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