Drug Index

Emollients

 
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Mechanism :

Emollients are substances which soften and soothe the skin. They are used to correct dryness and scaling of the skin. They are a key component in the manufacture of lipstick, lotions and other cosmetic products.


Indication :

• Eczema

• Ichthyosis


Contraindications :

Known hypersensitivity to any ingredient, particularly preservatives in creams is a contraindication for its use. Emollients should never be dissolved in boiling water, which could result in scalds.


Dosing :

Apply on affected areas to prevent skin from drying.


Adverse Effect :

Known hypersensitivity to any ingredient, particularly preservatives in creams is a contraindication for its use. Emollients should never be dissolved in boiling water, which could result in scalds.

Burning, stinging, redness, irritation may occur.

07/17/2019 10:45:10 Emollients
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