Atopic eczema

Sudocrem

Information specific to: Sudocrem.

About Sudocrem and how it works

This medicine is used to treat minor skin injuries, eczema, bed sores or nappy rash. It contains a mixture of ingredients that work together to protect the skin and promote skin healing. The cream also has an antiseptic action that helps prevent infection.

This medicine is available as a cream that is applied on to the skin.

Speak to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse during treatment with this medicine.

Before using Sudocrem

This medicine may not be suitable for everyone and some people must never have it. Check the leaflet that comes with your medicine to make sure that the medicine is suitable before using it.

Always get advice from a healthcare professional before using this medicine if:

  • you are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine

Medicines interactions

If you are taking more than one medicine they may interact with each other. This medicine is unlikely to have any important interactions. But speak to your pharmacist or doctor if you get any unusual symptoms while having this medicine with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Sudocrem

Most medicines can cause some side-effects but not everyone having the same medicine will get the same side-effects.

The following side-effects have been associated with people using this medicine:

  • hypersensitivity reactions

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

This medicine is not known to cause any problems during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. However, as with all medicines, you should seek medical advice from your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Other important information

Make sure that you read the leaflet that comes with your medicine to check how much you should use and if there is anything that you need to do if you use more than the recommended amount. If you are in any doubt about whether this medicine is suitable for you, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

This medicine is for external use only. Keep this medicine away from your eyes and other mucous membranes.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

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