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Care Aqueous Calamine Cream

PIP Code: 372-2428

GSL

Relieves mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions

Soothing action and mild astringent to relieve mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions

This soothing cream works as a mild astringent to relieve mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions. Suitable for adults, the elderly and children, it is also not considered likely to cause any undesirable effects during pregnancy. However, as with all medicines, women who are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding, should talk to their doctor or pharmacist before using this product.

icon of active ingredient
Calamine 4.0%, Zinc Oxide 3.0%
all-ages
Suitable for children, adults and elderly
Cream bottle
100g Cream

More about this product

  • Directions for use
  • Prescribing Information
  • Self Care Advice
  • FAQs

Directions for use

Topical application.

Adults, elderly and children: apply liberally to dry, clean skin as required.

Prescribing Information

Product Authorisation Holder:Thornton & Ross Ltd., Linthwaite Laboratories, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK
Legal classification:GSL
Product name:Aqueous Calamine Cream BP
Ingredients:Calamine 4.0% w/w and Zinc Oxide 3.0% w/w
Indications:For relief of the symptoms of mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions.
Information about this product, including adverse reactions, precautions, contra-indications, and method of use can be found at:https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4878

 

 

Self Care Advice

How to ease sunburn:

  • Get out of the sun as soon as possible
  • Cool the skin with a cool shower, bath or damp towel (take care not to let a baby or young child get too cold)
  • Apply aftersun cream, spray or product such as (Care Aqueous Calamine Cream)
  • Drink plenty of water to cool down and prevent dehydration
  • Take painkillers, such as paracetamol or ibuprofen for any pain
  • Cover sunburnt skin from direct sunlight until skin has fully healed

FAQs

What is sunburn?

Sunburn is red, hot and sore skin caused by too much sun. It may flake and peel after a few days.

How long until sunburn gets better?

Sunburn usually gets better within 7 days.

  • Pharmacy benefits
    Pharmacy Benefits
  • Consumer benefits
    Consumer Benefits

Pharmacy Benefits

  • Everyday product
  • Add-on sale
  • Easy in-store display
  • Wide consumer base
  • Childcare essential
  • Stronger seasonal demand in spring, summer and school holidays

Consumer Benefits

  • Soothing properties
  • Mild astringent to relieve mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions
  • Suitable for adults, the elderly and children

Did you know?

In the UK the sun is strongest between 11am and 3pm, from March to October. During this time it’s advised to spend time in the shade.

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Pharmacy assistants highlighted the Care range as “Great value”, “Wide range” and “Reliable”
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Over 80% of pharmacy staff now recommend Care products at least once a day
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Pharmacists describe the Care range as “Great value”, “Wide range” and “Quality”
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Almost all pharmacy staff recognise Care as being more useful in the current self care climate
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9 out of 10 pharmacy staff believe Care provides remedies for the majority of common ailments
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By 2004 the Care brand was selling 30,000 products a day through UK pharmacy
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Genuine innovation with Care Co-Lactase
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Driving great value for customer at great margins for pharmacies
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