Unguentum M is an ambiphilic (i.e. has an affinity for both oil and water)topical preparation with emollient properties. It maintains the high fat content of an ointment but also has the water-miscible characteristics of a cream. The high fat content reduces water loss from the skin and therefore has a hydrating effect which permits the recovery from dermatitis, eczema and dry or scaly skin conditions. Unguentum M also contains sorbic acid which has an antibacterial effect.
Unguentum M is used to treat eczema, inflammation of the skin (dermatitis), inherited, non-inflammatory dryness and scaling of the skin (ichthyosis, xeroderma), nappy rash and skin damage.
Cetostearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Monostearate, Saturated Neutral Oil, Liquid & White Soft Paraffin.
Do not use if sensitive or allergic to any of the ingredients. Avoid contact with the eyes.If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
There are no known harmful effects of Unguentum M when used in pregnancy and when breastfeeding.
Possible side effects include sensitisation and allergic reactions. If any other side effects are experienced please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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