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Oilatum® Junior and Oilatum® Emollient (light liquid paraffin 63.4%) Bath Additive  Indications - Contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, senile pruritus, ichthyosis and related dry skin conditions.
Dosage and administration - All ages: Apply to wet skin or add to water. Adult bath: 1-3 capfuls in an 8 inch bath of water, soak for 10-20 minutes, pat dry. Infant bath: ½-2 capfuls in a basin of water, apply gently over entire body with a sponge, pat dry. Emollient only: Skin cleansing: Rub a small amount of oil into wet skin, rinse, pat dry.
Precautions - Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Stop use if rash or irritation develops.
Side effects See SPC for full details. Application site reactions including erythema, rash, pruritus, dermatitis.
Legal category - GSL.
Presentation and NHS cost - Junior: 150 ml £2.82, 250 ml £3.25, 300 ml £5.10 and 600 ml £5.89. PL 00079/0708. Emollient: 250 ml £2.75 and 500 ml £4.57. PL 00079/0707.

Oilatum® Cream and Oilatum® Junior Cream (light liquid paraffin 6%, white soft paraffin 15%)

Indications - Contact dermatitis, atopic eczema, senile pruritus, ichthyosis and related dry skin conditions.
Dosage and administration - All ages: Use as often as required. Rub in well to affected area. Contraindications and Precautions Hypersensitivity to any ingredient.
Side effects - See SPC for full details. Application site reactions including erythema, rash, pain, pruritus, burning, dermatitis.
Legal category - GSL.
Presentation and NHS cost - Junior Cream Tube: 150 g £3.38, Pump:
350 ml £4.65, 500 ml £4.99, 1050 ml £9.98. Cream: Tube: 50 g £1.63, 150 g £2.46, Pump: 500 ml £4.99, 1050 ml £9.98. PL 00079/0705 & 0706.

Oilatum® Shower Gel Fragrance-Free and Oilatum Gel (light liquid paraffin 70%)
Indications - Contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, senile pruritus, ichthyosis and related dry skin conditions.
Dosage and administration - All ages: Apply to wet skin, normally as a shower gel. Use as frequently as necessary.
Precautions - Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Not for use on greasy skin.
Side effects - Application site reactions including erythema, rash, pruritus, dermatitis.
Legal category - GSL.
Presentation and NHS cost - 150 g £5.15. PL 00079/0704 & 0709.

Oilatum® Plus (light liquid paraffin 52.5%, benzalkonium chloride 6%, triclosan 2%)
Indications - Bath additive for prophylactic treatment of eczemas at risk from infection.
Dosage and administration - Always dilute with water. Do not use with soap. Use once daily. Adults and children: 1 capful in a 4 inch bath or 2 capfuls in an eight inch bath. Infants over 6 months: Add 1 ml to infant bath. Soak for 10-15 minutes and gently pat skin dry. Do not use for babies younger than 6 months.
Contraindications - Hypersensitivity to any ingredient.
Precautions - Discontinue use if rash or irritation occurs. Undiluted product may cause irritation and hypersensitivity reactions including skin exfoliation, pain, blister, caustic injury and necrosis.
Side effects - See SPC for full details; exfoliation, erythema, dermatitis, pruritus, burning sensation and application site hypersensitivity. Legal category GSL.
Presentation and NHS cost - 500 ml £6.98. PL 00079/0710.

PL holder Stiefel, 980 Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 9GS.
Date of revision November 2013.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. Adverse events should also be reported to Stiefel, on 0800 917 9511.

Date of preparation: April 2014. CHGBI/CHOIL/0072/14.
Reference: 1. IMS unit performance data, MAT to Feb 2014.

OILATUM is a registered trade mark of the GSK group of companies.