The number one emollient cream prescribed in the UK1, with superior patient compliance2, and ideal for localised, problematic, dry skin.
The unique formulation, combining a high paraffin content with a humectant, helps to soften skin and retain moisture:
The fuss-free, airless pumps provide <2% wastage* and reduce the risk of bacterial contamination, in adherence with NICE recommendations3. Cetraben® Cream is available in four sizes (1050g, 500g, 150g, 50g) for ease of use to help improve patient adherence:
*Does not apply to 1050g pump
In a sample survey of 380 members* of the Psoriasis Association4:
*The majority of the respondents were over 50 and had been suffering from moderate to severe psoriasis for over 21 years
Cetraben® Cream is simple to apply and is suitable for use throughout the day. The cream is packaged in a pump dispenser and helps avoid mess and waste while ensuring easy and measured applications.
How to prime the Cetraben® pump:
Please refer to the Medical Device Core Data sheet before prescribing
Manufacturer: Thornton & Ross Ltd, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK
Code # of Notified Body: N/A
Legal classification: Class I
Product name: Cetraben Cream
Ingredients: Purified Water, White Soft Paraffin 13.2% w/w, Light Liquid Paraffin 10.5% w/w, Emulsifying Wax (SLS free), Polysorbate 60, Glycerol, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid Monohydrate.
Indications: Cetraben Cream is an emollient, moisturising and protective cream for the symptomatic relief of red, inflamed, dry skin, especially when associated with eczema.
Adverse reactions: Mild skin reactions, such as redness and rash, have been seen very rarely. Should this occur, use of the product should be stopped. In the unlikely event of side effects, you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This product contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions.
Precautions: Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed. If the skin is badly cracked, infected or bleeding do not apply; seek medical advice before use. Avoid contact with the eyes. If you accidentally swallow this product, seek medical advice and take the pack with you to show which product has been swallowed. For external use only. Do not use if tamper evident collar is broken or missing at first use (500g packs). Using Cetraben Cream during pregnancy and breastfeeding is unlikely to have any ill effects. If unsure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use after expiry date. Fire hazard. Do not smoke or go near naked flamed; clothing or bedding with this product dried on them can catch fire easily. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but not totally remove it. Use within 3 months of opening.
Contra-indications: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Method of administration: Prime the pump before first use by depressing fully until cream appears. If the pump stops working do not dismantle the pack. Re-start by covering the nozzle, then fully depress the pump several times to expel air. Adults, the elderly and children over 1 year: Wash and dry hands before use. Apply to dry skin areas as often as required and smooth gently into the skin following the direction of hair growth. Children under 1: Seek HCP advice before use.
Date of preparation: 22/03/2021