What is Savlon Advanced Healing Gel?
Savlon Advanced Healing Gel helps to promote faster healing of your minor wound or burning. The powerful formula helps to soothe pain and can help to reduce the likelihood of scarring. Savlon is safe to use on minor wounds, superficial burns and grazes. Savlon Advanced Healing is a hydro-active colloid gel which creates the optimal healing conditions which supports the skin’s natural healing process. If you’re looking for effective, soothing relief from minor injuries and promote healthy healing, add Savlon Advanced Healing Gel to your first aid kit.
How to treat small wounds
Most small wounds such as cuts, scrapes and superficial burns are usually simple to treat and can be easily looked after at home. Here are some simple tips you can use to treat small wounds at home.
- If the wound is bleeding, apply pressure to the area using a clean, dry and absorbent materials, such as a bandage, for several minutes
- If the cut is on a hand or arm, raise it above your head to help reduce blood flow
- If the injury is on the leg or foot, lie down and raise your legs
- Clean the wound after it has stopped bleeding and clean it thoroughly
- Wash and dry your hands before cleansing the wound by placing under a source of clean water
- Pat the area dry with a clean towel
- Keep the dressing clean by changing it when necessary
- Check the wound regularly and if it has closed, you can remove the dressing
How can Savlon Advanced Healing help to soothe your wound?
Savlon Advanced Healing Gek’s hydro-active colloid formulation can help to soothe pain from minor wounds quickly. The gel’s formula provides optimal healing conditions which can reduce the likelihood of scarring. If the wound is dry, it absorbs the water contained in Savlon Advanced Healing Gel and if it is a wet wound, Savlon absorbs excessive fluid from the wound and restores the water balance in the wound. Savlon is safe and effective for use on minor wounds, superficial burns and grazes.
How to use this product
Clean and dry the affected area thoroughly. Apply the gel, gently, using clean hands. Do NOT massage the gel into the wound. Savlon Advanced Healing Gel can be applied once or twice a day. Apply a bandage or plaster to the wound if required.
- Do NOT use on extensive weeping or infected wounds unless recommended by your doctor
- Do NOT use after the expiry date shown on the end of the tube
- If symptoms persist, consult your GP
When NOT to use this product
Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list). This product is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, middle ear meninges and other nervous tissues. If you experience any side effects or allergic reactions discontinue use immediately and seek medical advice.
Allergic reactions to Savlon Advanced Healing Gel are rare, but they can be possible. Discontinue use immediately and see medical attention if you experience:
- Difficulty breathing
- Swelling of the face, tongue or throat
- Skin irritation
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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