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Category list : Creams

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  • Epimax emollient cream Subscription

    14 NOV 2014 11:58

    DermatoLogical is launching Epimax emollient cream that does not contain sodium lauryl sulphate. NHS list price, 500g pump, £2.49 and 100g tube, £0.75.

  • Pevaryl cream is not recommended during pregnancy Subscription

    18 NOV 2014 10:08

    Pevaryl (econazole nitrate; Janssen-Cilag) topical cream 1% is not recommended during pregnancy, because there is low systemic absorption of econazole, according to the updated summary of product characteristics. 

  • Vitaros recall Subscription

    19 MAR 2015 10:13

    The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a company-led recall for a specific batch of Vitaros (alprosadil; Takeda) cream 3mg/g. More information is available on the MHRA website.

  • Vaginal oestrogen could improve the quality of life for a subset of women, without the high levels of systemic hormones. In the image, close-up of an elderly woman

    Vaginal oestrogen improves sexual quality of life after menopause Subscription

    18 AUG 2015 12:08 By Suzanne Elvidge

    Vaginal oestrogen could improve the quality of life for a subset of post-menopausal women, without the high levels of systemic hormones found in hormone replacement therapy, according to a paper published in Menopause.

  • Caneston Bifonazole interaction with warfarin Subscription

    25 AUG 2015 15:38

    The summary of product characteristics for Canesten Bifonazole Once Daily 1% w/w Cream (Bayer) now warns of a potential interaction with warfarin. Limited data suggests that an interaction between topical bifonazole and warfarin may be possible, leading to increases in INR [international normalised ratio]. If bifonazole is used in a patient on warfarin therapy they should be appropriately monitored. Closer monitoring may be ...

  • Biologics and small-molecule drugs being developed to treat psoriasis are showing encouraging results, but their high cost could limit their use.

    Developing new psoriasis treatment regimens for patients based on their clinical profile Subscription

    6 OCT 2015 16:24 By Claire Ainsworth

    Biologics and small-molecule drugs being developed to treat psoriasis are showing encouraging results, but high costs could limit their use.

  • Woman applies sunscreen on a toddler's face

    Once-a-day suncreams may not offer long-lasting protection Subscription

    31 MAY 2016 16:20

    The SPF level of once-a-day suncreams fell by 74% after six to eight hours, according to the results of a test carried out by Which?


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