Emollients

Light or creamy

·         [Aqueous cream] [E45 Lotion] [Diprobase cream] [Oilatum cream] [Hydromol cream]

·         Light emollient.  Use at least 4 times a day until rash settles – once rash improves, use every day to prevent flare ups.  Remember to start using at the slightest sign of rash coming back.

Rich cream

·         [Hydrous ointment] [Unguetum M] [Lipobase]

·         Use at least 4 times a day until rash settles – once rash improves, use the lighter emollients every day to prevent flare ups.

Greasy

·         [Emulsifying Ointment] [White soft paraffin] [Epaderm] [White soft paraffin 50%/Liquid paraffin 50%]

·         Use at least 4 times a day until rash settles – once rash improves, use the lighter emollients every day to prevent flare ups.

Preprations containing urea

·         Aquadrate [dry, scaling and itchy skin] – Apply thinly twice a day

·         Calmurid [Urea 10%, Lactic acid 5% – for thick itchy heels] – Apply a thick layer for 3–5 minutes, massage into area, and remove excess, usually twice daily.

·         Dermatonics Once Heel Balm [for dry skin on soles of feet – itchy ++, not as thick] 

Emollient & antiseptic

·         Dermol cream – Apply to skin for hydration – you should also use this instead of soap.  Soap can leave skin dry and damaged.

·         Dermol bath, shower & wash – Use this insted of soap.  Soap can leave skin dry and damaged.

Soap substitutes – wash, shower & bath

·         [Aqueous cream] [E45 wash cream] [Dermol bath, shower & wash] – Use this insted of soap to wash with.  Soap can leave skin dry and damaged.

·         [Diprobath] [Emulsifying ointment] [Balneum] [Doublebase]

·         Polytar emollient [for treatment of psoriasis]  –  use 4 capfuls in bath and soak for 20 minutes.