Hydromol Bath & Shower Emollient is a bath or shower additive used to treat any condition in which dry skin is a feature such as eczema, ichthyosis (hereditary dry skin) and senile pruritus (itching that may occur in old age). It can be used instead of soap. The combination of oils is designed to relieve itching, to lubricate and soften the skin and form a film on the skin surface to reduce moisture loss.
Do not use Hydromol Bath & Shower Emolient if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to light liquid paraffin, isopropyl myristate or any of the ingredients of Hydromol Bath & Shower Emolient. Take care to avoid slipping in the bath or shower. Avoid contact with the eyes, in the event of accidental contact rinse well with water.
For external use only. Only apply to the skin. Hydromol Bath & Shower Emollient is particularly suitable for infants. Hydromol Bath & Shower Emollient should always be either added to water or applied to wet skin.
For use in the bath
Adults, children and the elderly: Add 1-3 inner capfuls to a 20 centimetre (8 inch) bath of water. Soak for 10-15 minutes. Infants: Add ½-2 inner capfuls to a small bath of water
For use in the shower
Pour a small quantity on to a wet sponge or flannel and rub on to wet skin. Rinse and pat dry. If you have been prescribed Hydromol Bath @ Shower Emolient by a doctor or nurse follow his/her instructions on use.
Possible side effects
No side effects of Hydromol Bath & Shower Emolient have been reported. If you notice any side effects, consult your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
If the condition gets worse, or if irritation, itch or rash occurs, stop treatment and consult your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 30°C. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Do not use after expiry date printed on the bottle. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month after EXP.
The active ingredients are: light liquid paraffin and isopropyl myristate. Other ingredients are: C12-C14 Alcohol with 3 molecules of Ethylene Oxide, Polyol Fatty Acid Ester and Iso-Octyl Stearate.