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Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream 10g

SKU : OTCGALP65|PIP-Code : 3457421|EAN : 5017353503718
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Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream is used to treat insect bite and sting reactions only and is not to be used for other bites or stings or for other skin conditions.
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Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream

Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream is used to treat insect bite and sting reactions only and is not to be used for other bites or stings or for other skin conditions. It contains the active ingredient hydrocortisone which belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids.
Always use Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream exactly as instructed in the leaflet. If you are unsure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

For adults and children aged 10 years and over:
  • Apply to the surface of the skin only.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before use.
  • Apply the cream sparingly to a small area, once or twice a day for a maximum of 2-3 days.
  • Massage the cream gently into the affected area to help absorption into the skin.
  • Once applied, do not cover the area with a dressing or plaster.
  • If the condition has not improved after 2-3 days, or worsens, consult your doctor.
  • Do not exceed the stated dose.
  • Active Ingredient: Hydrocortisone 1% w/w.
  • Other Ingredients: Cetomacrogol Emulsifying Wax, Liquid Paraffin, Macrogol 300, White Soft Paraffin, Purified Water and Chlorocresol.
  • Not to be used for other bites or stings or for other skin conditions.
  • Do not cover the area with a plaster or dressing of any kind after application of Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream
  • Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
  • As with all medicines, ask your doctor for advice before using Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream contains chlorocresol which may cause allergic reactions.
  • Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream contains cetomacrogol emulsifying wax which contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
Do not use Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream:
  • If you are allergic to hydrocortisone or to any of the other ingredients.
  • If you have a bacterial infection (e.g. impetigo), viral infection (e.g. cold sores 'herpes simplex', chicken pox) or fungal infection (e.g. tinea, also called 'athletes foot', ringworm or thrush) of the skin.
  • On your face or near your eyes, on your anal or genital region, or on broken skin including acne.
  • For bites and stings which are not from insects, or for other skin conditions.
  • On children under 10 years of age without medical advice.
Galpharm Bite & Sting Relief 1% w/w Cream is not suitable for use in the following:
  • Allergic skin reactions including temporary red or raised areas on your skin (short lived 'wheal and flare' reactions).
  • Conditions involving the deeper skin layers, such as granulomas.
  • Psoriasis (long term scaly skin condition); only use this product on medical advice and with careful supervision by your doctor.
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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