Eumovate Cream 0.05%

1 tube

£20.00

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Description

Directions

Side Effects

Q & A

Eczema is an inflammation of the skin. It causes red, itchy skin. You should refrain from scratching or picking at the rash, as this can cause it to seep and eventually crust over. Eczema can arise at any age, though is much more common in children. It is the term given to multiple different types of skin conditions. It predominantly refers to two main types: Atopic Eczema and Contact Dermatitis. The most common type is Atopic Eczema.


Eumovate cream is a mild topical corticosteroid. It is used to treat mild inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis. Eumovate contains an active ingredient known as clobetasone butyrate. It works to stop the skin’s over-reaction to the triggers that cause skin conditions such as eczema. The cream base has moisturising properties and it also controls the inflammation of the skin.


Download Eumovate Cream patient information leaflet

  • Always read the patient leaflet for more detailed information
  • Apply the ointment twice a day for 7 days (or as prescribed by the doctor)
  • Wash your hands before and after application
  • Apply a thin layer of the medicine
  • Gently rub the cream into the skin
  • Do not use the medicine for more than 7 days
  • Consult a doctor if no improvement is seen after 7 days

If you observe any of the following side effects, see a doctor


  • Allergic reaction


These details are provided only as a guide. Please read patient information leaflet for more details.



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Can eczema be cured?

NO. There is currently no cure that exists which can completely cure eczema. You can, however, opt towards treatment or undertake self-care techniques (such as keeping skin cleansed) which can often reduce symptoms and keep them at bay.


Is it contagious?

Eczema is not contagious in any way. If a child becomes infected they should not be restrained from interacting with friends or other people.


If infected, where would eczema become visible?

If an infant was to become infected, they would primarily be affected in the areas which are most exposed, such as the cheeks, forehead, and chin. In children who become infected, it’d be between folds of skin where eczema would usually sprout; such areas include the elbows, hands, neck, torso and behind the knees. In adults, it is the face, neck and/or hands that will become infected.


What happens to eczema when a child grows older?

A child who suffers from eczema should generally see their infection fade after the age of seven; this is applicable to 80% of fitting cases. However, it is likely that they will still suffer from a persistently dry skin throughout their lives. It’s possible for a significantly stressful event/conflict to cause eczema to reappear in the future.



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