Cetraben Bath Additive

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Cetraben Bath Additive
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Cetraben Emollient Bath Additive is a popular emollient, moisturising and protective oil that should be used regularly in the bath or shower to relieve red, inflamed, damaged, dry or chapped skin. It is especially effective at treating the symptoms associated with eczema and dermatitis.

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Cetraben Bath Information

  • What is Cetraben Bath Additive?

    This medicine is a used to moisturise and protect dry or chapped skin in conditions such as eczema. It contains light liquid paraffin which is an emollient that rehydrates dry skin. It form an oily layer on the skin that helps the skin to retain more moisture. It should be used regularly in the bath or shower to keep the skin healthy and soothe flare-ups.

    When used regularly, Cetraben Bath Additive should help to keep the skin moisturised and reduce flare-ups and the need to use corticosteroid treatments, such as Eumovate or Betnovate to calm the skin.

    Cetraben emollient bath addative is manufactured by Thornton & ROss and is available in 500ml bottles. It is available to buy as an over-the-counter medicine and does not require a prescription. Cetraben is suitable for vegans.

    Cetraben is also available as a cream which is regularly applied to the affected areas of skin to avoid flare-ups of redness and irritation. You can buy Cetraben Cream & Ointment from The Independent Pharmacy.

    Speak to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse during treatment with this medicine.

    Patient Information Leaflet: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3.pdf

  • Cetraben Bath warnings

    This medicine may not be suitable for everyone and some people must never have it. Check the leaflet that comes with your medicine to make sure that the medicine is suitable before having it.

    Always get advice from a healthcare professional before having this medicine if:

    • you are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine

    Avoid contact of this product with the eyes.

    If Cetraben Bath comes into contact with dressings, clothing and bedding, the fabric can be easily ignited with a naked flame. You should keep away from fire when using this product.

    Medicine interactions

    If you are taking or using more than one medicine they may interact with each other. This medicine is unlikely to have any important interactions. But speak to your pharmacist or doctor if you get any unusual symptoms while having this medicine with other medicines.

  • Cetraben Bath directions

    • Run a bath as normal
    • Squeeze the bottle to fill the optic (see the steps on how to use the dispenser below)
    • The easy to use optic dispenses 10ml every time, which is sufficient for 10cm of water in the bath
    • On average, 10ml should be added to a child's bath and 20ml to an adults bath
    • Cetraben bath additive can be used in both the bath and shower. When using in the shower, apply lightly using a wet sponge.
  • Cetraben Bath ingredients

    The active ingredient in Cetraben Bath Additive is Light Liquid Paraffin 82.8% w/w

    The inactive ingredients are: C-12-13-Pareth-3 & medium chain triglycerides

  • Cetraben Bath side effects

    Most medicines can cause some side-effects but not everyone having the same medicine will get the same side-effects.

    The following side-effects have been associated with people having this medicine:

    • allergic skin reactions including rash and redness of the skin - stop using this medicine if you get a rash or a skin reaction

Cetraben Bath Additive FAQs

  • Emollients are non-cosmetic moisturisers that come in various different forms, including; creams, ointments, gels, and lotions.

    Emollients, such as Cetraben, work by forming a protective layer on the skin. This layer not only moisturises but also acts as a protective barrier. This means irritants are stopped from penetrating the skin, whilst moisture can be locked-up inside the skin. This action ensures that skin cannot become dry, which is the most important step in treating all types of eczema.

  • Cetraben Bath Additive has a similar effect to other emollients such as creams, ointments and gels. It is an easy treatment for dry skin, providing relief from conditions such as eczema. It works by forming a barrier on the skin, which prevents the skin from splitting. This protects the skin from irritants.

  • Cetraben Bath Additive can be used either in the bath or shower. It comes with an optic measurement, which holds 10ml of product.

    For adults, add 20ml once you have run a bath as normal. Add only 10ml (one measurement) to a child’s bath.

    In the shower, use 10ml (one measurement) of Cetraben Bath Additive as a substitute for soap. Ensure that you thoroughly rinse with water.

    Consult your GP or pharmacist if you notice any unpleasant side effects while using Cetraben Bath Additive.

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