Cetraben® Lotion provides a lighter option for patients for use between flare-ups. Its light and cosmetically acceptable feel makes it ideal for use on the face, hands and hirsute skin. Cetraben® Lotion can be used where patient compliance is a challenge. It contains:
The fuss-free, airless pumps provide <2% wastage and reduces the risk of bacterial contamination, in adherence with NICE recommendations.2
Cetraben® Lotion is available in a 500ml Rieke pump for ease of use to help improve patient adherence.
Cetraben® Lotion is simple to apply, suitable for use on the hands and face throughout the day. The lotion is packaged with a pump dispenser, helping 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 Lotion
Ingredients: Purified Water, Emulsifying Wax (SLS free), White Soft Paraffin 5% w/w, Light Liquid Paraffin 4% w/w, Glycerol, Phenoxyethanol, Cetostearyl Alcohol.
Indications: A lotion used for the relief of the symptoms of eczema, dermatitis and other dry skin conditions.
Adverse reactions: Mild skin reactions, such as redness and rash, have been seen very rarely. 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 see a doctor straight away. Show this label or pack. For external use only. Do not use if tamper evident collar is broken or missing at first use (500ml). Using Cetraben Lotion 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 refrigerate or freeze. Do not use after expiry date. Fire hazard. Do not smoke or go near naked flames; 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, or as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. 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