What is Dermacool Plus 2% Menthol Aqueous Cream?
Dermacool Plus is a cream treatment for providing relief for skin conditions for skin treatments such as eczema and psoriasis. This cream will also treat other conditions, such as sunburn and prickly heat. The active ingredient of the cream is menthol, which works by cooling the skin by triggering the receptors on the skin. It also moisturises the skin and prevents the skin from drying out.
What is the cause of eczema?
Eczema is a skin condition that is caused by a number of different reasons. These can include an allergic reaction (atopic eczema) and coming into contact with certain substances (contact dermatitis). Eczema and dermatitis are 2 names for the same thing. There is no known cure for eczema, but the right form of treatment can reduce the effects of the condition.
Who is this cream suitable for?
This cream is suitable to be used by adults and children aged 2 and over. It should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the cream. If you are using any other skin treatment, then it is recommended that you speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this Dermacool Plus Cream?
There is no evidence of any problems when using this cream when pregnant or breastfeeding, though it is recommended that anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding consults a medical professional for advice before using any form of treatment.
How should Dermacool Plus 2% Menthol Aqueous Cream be used?
To use this Dermacool cream, apply a thin amount to the affected areas of the skin. Do this as often as it is needed.
Are there any side effects?
Any side effect from this cream is most likely to be caused by an allergic reaction. If you do notice any side effect, then stop using the cream and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
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.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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Having a skin condition is uncomfortable for a number of reasons. It looks unpleasant, it can be itchy, irritating and be extremely sensitive. These conditions can be caused by a number of different conditions, but they can be treated in a number of different ways as well.