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Oilatum Bath Additive

Oilatum is a bath additive which helps to moisturise the skin of those who suffer with dry skin conditions.

To order Oilatum online from Prescription Doctor today, click the green button below. If your order is approved before 3 pm, our UK registered pharmacy will dispatch your order the same day in discreet packaging.

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Bath Additive
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600ml
£12.99
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About Product

What is Oilatum bath?

Oilatum is a bath additive (similarly to a bubble bath solution) which is intended to treat dry skin in those who suffer from conditions such as eczema or dermatitis.

There are a number of symptoms of eczema including:

  • Itchy patches of skin
  • Rash or redness at the site of the itch
  • Soreness or stinging
  • White flakes of skin

The condition can affect any area of skin in any capacity - some people may experience small patches on the arms or legs, while others may experience widespread dry skin which can cause symptoms to a full body rash.

Eczema is common in places such as:

  • Buttocks
  • Ears
  • Elbows
  • Face
  • Feet
  • Hands
  • Knees

The symptoms may not be present all the time but may worsen or flare-up occasionally.


How does Oilatum bath work?

Oilatum contains a light liquid paraffin (refined mineral oil). This substance fortifies the natural barrier in the skin which is responsible for retaining moisture when applied to the skin.

This keeps the skin hydrated which over time reduces the dry skin.


How do I use Oilatum bath?

Oilatum bath can be used in two ways.

The intended method of use is by adding 1 to 3 capfuls of Oilatum to an 8 inch bath of water. Bathe for 10 to 20 minutes.

If you have a shower or a wash, rather than a bath, you can use Oilatum similar to a soap or shower gel. Apply a small amount of Oilatum to wet skin when washing. Rinse and pat dry.

You must always use Oilatum with water.

After washing, it is important to dry your skin by dabbing with a dry towel. Avoid rubbing as this can rub the oil off your skin and reduce the effectiveness of the treatment.


Oilatum side effects and cautions

All medicines have the potential of causing side effects, though not everybody gets them. Understanding the side effects associated with your medicine, and what to do if you experience them, is vital to your care.

Possible side effects of Oilatum include:

  • Irritation
  • Rash

If you experience any side effects, whether they are listed above or on the label, speak to your doctor or pharmacist. You can find your nearest pharmacy using the NHS' Find A Pharmacy service.

How to stay safe while using Oilatum?

Liquid paraffin is highly flammable. It is very important that any surface which the Oilatum has come into contact with is kept away from naked flames and cigarettes. This includes - but it not limited to - clothing, bedsheets and towels.

Oilatum can make surfaces slippery. Take extra care when getting in and out of your bath to avoid injury.

Avoid getting the solution in your eyes. If the solution comes into contact with your eyes, immediately rinse your eyes and consult your doctor.

Do not use Oilatum if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. A list of ingredients can be found below. The list of excipients can be found on the label. 

Always keep medicines out of the sight and reach of children.


Frequently asked questions about Oilatum

Can I use Oilatum while pregnant or breastfeeding?

It is considered safe to use Oilatum while pregnant.

Breastfeeding mothers should take care when using Oilatum. Ensure there is no residual product left on the breast area before feeding your baby

What are the ingredients of Oilatum bath?

Oilatum contains light liquid paraffin BP 63.4% w/w, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohols, Isopropyl Palmitate, Macrogol 400 Dilauate, Macrogol Ester, Fragrance.


Table of contents

What is Oilatum bath?

How does Oilatum bath work?

How do I use Oilatum bath?

Side effects and cautions

Frequently asked questions

Treatment information

  • Product Name: Oilatum bath
  • Manufacturer: Stiefel
  • Active Ingredient(s): Light liquid paraffin
  • Administration: Topical
  • Presentation: Liquid bath additive
  • Available Strength: 63.4% w/w
  • Exemption: General sales licence
  • Application: Men and women over 18+
  • Dosage: 1 to 3 capfuls in an 8 inch (ca. 20 cm) bath. Bathe for 10 to 20 minutes.
  • Description: Oilatum bath is an emollient which fortifies the protective layer of skin which retains moisture.
  • Drug Class: Emollient
  • Alcohol Consumption: No influence
  • When Pregnant: Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using Oilatum bath
  • When Breastfeeding: Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding before using Oilatum bath
Click here to view the Oilatum Bath Additive - Patient Information Leaflet

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