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Cocois Coconut Oil Compound Ointment
Cocois Ointment is a powerful triple-action treatment for dry, scaly skin conditions that affect the scalp including psoriasis, eczema and dandruff.
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What is Cocois Ointment?
Cocois Ointment contains coal tar, salicylic acid and sulphur used to treat irritation, itching and scaling of the scalp caused by conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or dandruff.
This highly effective ointment works in 3 ways to combat dry skin conditions. Combining an antifungal, antiseptic and an exfoliant to help your skin fight off infections. Leaving itchy, irritated skin soothed and comfortable and visibly flake-free.
Each 40g tube of ointment comes with an applicator nozzle making it simple to use even on your scalp. Cocois Ointment is suitable for daily use in children and adults over the age of 12 years for up to 7 days or as a once a week treatment to keep mild scaliness under control.
What is Cocois Ointment used for?
Cocois Ointment is used to relieve and reduce hardening, thickening and scaling of the skin on your scalp that is caused by skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema or dandruff. Although scalp conditions are usually harmless they can cause day-to-day irritation and can leave some people feeling self-conscious or embarrassed.
This versatile product has been developed to get on top of dry skin quickly and is suitable for the treatment of mild to severe scaling of the skin. For the treatment of mild skin conditions, it can be used once a week to help keep skin comfortable or for more severe flare-ups it should be used daily for a week.
If you do not notice any improvement to the condition of your skin after 7-days of use you should speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.
How does Cocois Ointment work?
This ointment combines 3 active ingredients to help relieve irritation, itchiness and inflammation as well as reducing the risk of skin infection.
Coal tar and sulphur have mild antiseptic and antifungal properties that prevent infection and help to relieve itching. These two products alongside salicylic acid also help to reduce hard, thick and scaly skin by encouraging affected areas of skin to be regenerated leaving healthy skin in its place. Cocois Ointment also helps to keep your skin deeply nourished and hydrated by using a base of coconut oil compound.
- Cocois Ointment Patient Information Leaflet: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/9100/pil
Cocois Ointment warnings
- For external use only. Do not swallow and avoid contact with your eyes.
- This product may be flammable. You should avoid smoking or naked flames while using Cocois Ointment to prevent burns.
- Speak to a doctor or pharmacist before using this ointment if you have recently stopped taking or are currently taking any other prescription or non-prescription medication.
Cocois Ointment - Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
This product should not be used during pregnancy or while you are breastfeeding. If you are suffering from scaliness on your scalp at this time you should discuss your treatment options with your doctor or a pharmacist.
How to use Cocois Ointment
- Wash your hands before and after use.
- Pierce the tube membrane using the top of the cap.
- Thread the scalp applicator nozzle to the top of the tube.
- Part your hair to reveal the scalp and apply a ribbon of ointment to all the affected areas.
- Gently rub in the ointment and leave on the scalp for an hour.
- Wash your hair with a gentle shampoo and warm water.
Before use please ensure that you have read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly.
Cocois Ointment ingredients
The active ingredients in Cocois Ointment: Coal tar 12%w/w, Salicylic acid 2%w/w and sulphur 4%w/w.
The other ingredients include: coconut oil, white soft paraffin, cetostearyl alcohol, glycerol, liquid paraffin, polyoxyethylene glycerol monostearate, hard paraffin.
Cocois Ointment side effects
Cocois Ointment can cause some people to develop side effects, although not everyone will be affected.
The most common side effects include:
- Irritation of the skin
- Inflammation of the hair follicles
- Acne or a rash
- Hair loss
- Discolouration of the skin or hair
If you develop any of the above side effects you should stop using this treatment straight away and wash your scalp with warm water. If your symptoms do not improve you should speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Please read the Patient Information Leaflet carefully before using this product.