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Cetraben Bath Additive

Cetraben Bath Additive (500ml)

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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.

Buy Cetraben Bath Additive online from The Independent Pharmacy for fast and convenient delivery as quickly as the next working day.

Cetraben Bath Information

  • Age: N/A

    Maximum per order: 12

  • Pregnancy: Suitable

    Breastfeeding: Suitable

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

*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

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 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 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 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.

Delivery & Shipping Information

Please note that due to the current situation with COVID-19, Royal Mail are experiencing some delays. This may mean that your order takes longer to arrive than you would normally expect. We are working hard to ensure that, where possible, all orders placed before 15:00 are still dispatched the same working day.

 

UK Orders

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2 - 3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1 - 2 day delivery - £4.45
  • DPD Next Day - 1 - 2 working days - £6.95
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 21:00) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 21:00 - £10.45

Important Delivery Information

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail (unless stated). We always aim to dispatch all Royal Mail & DPD orders received before 15:00 the same working day. Any orders received after 15:00 or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders are subject to approval by our team of doctors and pharmacists. Your delivery date in the checkout is subject to your consultation being approved by our healthcare team.

All orders can be fully tracked from your dispatch email, in your online account and from any notifications from your courier.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods. Where possible, we will attempt to size all parcels to fit through your letterbox in tamper-proof packaging. By placing an order on our website, you confirm that it is safe and appropriate for a package containing medicines to be posted through your letterbox, if the carrier is able to do so. You should notify our customer support team if it is not safe for the package to be posted through the letterbox, for example due to animals or small children.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

 

Royal Mail

Features:

  • Fully tracked delivery
  • SMS & email notifications
  • Four-hour delivery window
  • Change delivery date directly with Royal Mail
  • Update delivery location - add a Safeplace, preferred neighbour, or update your delivery location to a local Post Office or Royal Mail Customer Service Point.

Royal Mail are the most widely recognised mail delivery company in the UK. Being on the UK’s 29 million doorsteps six days a week means they offer unparalleled price and convenience. The Independent Pharmacy uses Royal Mail’s Tracked 48, Tracked 24, and Special Delivery Guaranteed parcel services to offer reliable, fully-tracked delivery at very competitive prices. Your Royal Mail parcel will arrive with your normal daily delivery of post.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

DPD

Features:

  • Fully tracked delivery
  • SMS & email notifications
  • One-hour delivery window
  • Change delivery date directly with DPD
  • Update delivery location - add a Safeplace, preferred neighbour, or update your delivery location to a local collection point.

DPD Local is the most innovative parcel carrier around. Thanks to their industry-leading Predict service, they provide parcel recipients with a one hour delivery window, notified by email, so you don't have to wait in all day. What's more, it enables receivers to watch the progress of their delivery on a real-time map, all the way down to a final 15 minute time-slot. 

As well as keeping customers informed at every stage of the journey, DPD believe in maximising choice and convenience. That's why DPD provide access to a suite of options both on the day of delivery and the night before, allowing customers to take delivery of their goods in a way that suits. If you wish to reschedule, you can:

  • Select an alternative delivery date
  • Opt for delivery to a nominated neighbour
  • Have the parcel left in a specified safe place
  • Collect the parcel from your local DPD Pickup Shop
  • Upgrade delivery to By 12

Please note: DPD do not deliver on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

Once a package has been shipped with DPD we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

Forwarding houses

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

 

BFPO Postcodes

Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.

 

Remote Areas

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 17:30 the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 17:30 to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 17:30 to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

International Orders

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

Need to know more about Eczema & Dermatitis?

Visit our advice area or contact our support team

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are Emollients, such as Cetraben?

    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. 

  • What is Cetraben Bath Additive?

    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.

  • How do I use Cetraben Bath Additive?

    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.

Authored By:

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Andy Boysan

BPharm

Published on: 29-05-2019

Last modified on: 29-05-2019


Andy is a co-founder, the superintendent pharmacist and director at The Independent Pharmacy.

Reviewed By:

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William Obeng

MPharm IP

Reviewed on: 29-05-2019

Next review date: 29-05-2021


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