Conotrane cream

 
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Overview

Information specific to: Conotrane cream.

About Conotrane cream and how it works

This medicine is used to protect and help heal the skin in conditions such as nappy rash and in people who suffer from incontinence. It contains two main ingredients: dimeticone which helps to form a water resistant barrier layer on the skin and benzalkonium chloride which kills germs that could lead to skin 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 Conotrane 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

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 Conotrane 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 having this medicine:

  • hypersensitivity reactions
  • skin reactions

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

If you are trying to become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breast-feeding, you should seek medical advice before having this medicine.

Other important information

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

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