About Eumovate Cream & Ointment
|Eumovate Cream & Ointment
|Cream & Ointment
|Treating eczema or dermatitis
|Patient Information Leaflet
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What is Eumovate Cream & Ointment?
Eumovate Cream & Ointment is a medication used to treat eczema or dermatitis. It comes in the form of a cream or ointment and contains the active ingredient clobetasone butyrate. This medication is available in two strengths, 0.0005%, and comes in sizes of 30g and 100g.
What is Eumovate Cream & Ointment used for?
Eumovate Cream & Ointment is primarily used to treat eczema or dermatitis. It works by reducing inflammation, itching, and redness associated with these skin conditions. In some cases, it may also be used to treat other skin conditions as determined by your doctor or pharmacist.
How does Eumovate Cream & Ointment work?
Eumovate Cream & Ointment contains clobetasone butyrate, which is a type of medicine called a topical corticosteroid. It works by acting inside the skin cells to decrease the release of these inflammatory substances. This reduces swelling, redness, and itching, making the skin more comfortable.
Who is Eumovate Cream & Ointment suitable for?
Eumovate Cream & Ointment is suitable for adults and children over the age of 12. It should not be used by children under 12 years of age unless prescribed by a doctor. This medication may not be suitable for individuals who are allergic to clobetasone butyrate or any of the other ingredients in the cream or ointment.
How to apply Eumovate Cream & Ointment
- Wash your hands before and after using Eumovate Cream & Ointment.
- Gently rub a thin layer of the cream or ointment into the affected area of skin once or twice a day.
- Do not use the cream or ointment for more than 7 days unless advised by your doctor or pharmacist.
Eumovate Cream & Ointment should be used sparingly and for a short duration to treat eczema or dermatitis. If there is no improvement after 7 days, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further advice.
Buy Eumovate Cream & Ointment online from a UK pharmacy
You can buy Eumovate Cream & Ointment online from our online eczema & dermatitis treatment clinic by completing a free consultation. Once reviewed by a licensed pharmacist, your prescription will be issued, and your medication delivered in discrete packaging.
Eumovate Cream & Ointment Side Effects
Eumovate Cream & Ointment may cause side effects, although not everyone will experience them. It’s important to be aware of the potential side effects. Common side effects may include itching, burning, or irritation at the application site. Uncommon side effects may include skin thinning or changes in skin pigmentation. Serious side effects are rare but may include allergic reactions. For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet.
Eumovate Cream & Ointment Ingredients
Active Ingredients: Clobetasone butyrate is the active ingredient in Eumovate Cream & Ointment. It is a type of medicine called a topical corticosteroid, which works by reducing inflammation in the skin.
Other ingredients: The other ingredients in Eumovate Cream & Ointment include glyceryl monostearate, cetostearyl alcohol, chlorocresol, sodium citrate, citric acid, and white soft paraffin.
- Do not use Eumovate Cream & Ointment if you are allergic to clobetasone butyrate or any of the other ingredients.
- Avoid getting the cream or ointment in the eyes, and do not apply it to broken or infected areas of skin.
- Do not cover the treated area with airtight dressings unless directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
- Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Eumovate Cream & Ointment if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have any other skin conditions.