Category list : Creams
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?
Developing new psoriasis treatment regimens for patients based on their clinical profile Subscription
Biologics and small-molecule drugs being developed to treat psoriasis are showing encouraging results, but high costs could limit their use.
Caneston Bifonazole interaction with warfarin Subscription
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 ...
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.
Vitaros recall Subscription
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.
Pevaryl cream is not recommended during pregnancy Subscription
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.
Epimax emollient cream Subscription
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.