Psoriasis

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula cream

Information specific to: Neutrogena Norwegian Formula cream.

About Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Cream and how it works

This medicine helps relieve symptoms of dry skin associated with conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema.

The main ingredient glycerol has an emollient and moisturising action. It rehydrates dry skin by retaining moisture which helps keep the skin soft and also protects it from drying.

This medicine is available in the form of a cream which is applied to the affected areas of skin.

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

Before using Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Cream

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 having it.

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

  • you are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine
  • you have broken skin in the area needing treatment

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 Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Cream

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
  • allergic reactions - these may be delayed
  • local skin reactions such as itching, irritation, rash, dermatitis, redness, burning sensations and pain
  • worsening of eczema and dry skin

If you experience other side effects or have any other worrying symptoms while you are having this medicine, seek medical advice.

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 are breast-feeding.

Other important information

Make sure that you read the leaflet that comes with your medicine to check what dose you should apply and if there is anything that you need to do if you apply more than the recommended dose. 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 all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

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