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E45 Cream

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Buy E45 Cream Online UK

E45 is a moisturising cream that is used for dry skin conditions such as:

  • dermatitis
  • eczema
  • ichthyosis
  • psoriasis
  • sunburn

The cream is free from perfume, dermatologically tested and suitable for people with sensitive skin. E45 cream can be used by the whole family.

Moisturisers like E45 are beneficial for all types of dry skin, especially eczema, which worsens when the skin is left to dry out.

E45 is available as a cream or a lotion. Creams are typically preferred by those with dry skin, while lotions are more suitable for people with oily skin.

If you are unsure which formulation is best for you, speak to your doctor or ask a pharmacist.

E45 moisturising cream is readily available from pharmacies and supermarkets, as well as reputable online suppliers such as Prescription Doctor.

Our pharmacy stocks a select range of popular treatments for eczema, dermatitis, and other skin conditions. Every item is dispatched from our UK pharmacy pharmacy - based in the north of England - in discreet packaging to ensure your privacy.


How Does E45 Cream Work?

When used on a daily basis, E45 Cream helps to restore the skin’s smoothness, suppleness, and flexibility by assisting the skin in retaining moisture. This decreases the appearance of redness and scaling, while reducing the itching sensation associated with common skin conditions.

E45 Cream contains light liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin, and anhydrous lanolin (which comes from sheep’s wool).

These three ingredients form a protective layer on the outermost layer of skin. They prevent water from evaporating away from the skin, allowing the skin to remain hydrated.


How Do I Use E45 Cream?

Always follow the instructions provided by your doctor, pharmacist, or the patient information leaflet that comes with your medicine.

Apply E45 Cream or Lotion to the affected regions of skin 2 or 3 times a day.

Before you can use the pump, unlock the pump by twisting it, and then press the pump a few times until it dispenses a consistent amount of E45 Cream.

  1. Dispense the cream into your hand.
  2. Apply the E45 Cream to the skin and gently and massage it in.
  3. Wash your hands after applying the cream (unless you are applying the cream to your hands).

Avoid rubbing the cream in vigorously as this this can irritate the skin.

Even when the skin has healed from diseases like eczema, applying a moisturiser on a daily basis can help to prevent flare-ups.

If your skin does not improve or worsens after using E45 Cream, speak to your doctor or a pharmacist.


E45 Cream Side Effects and Cautions

Before you use E45 Cream, read the patient information leaflet enclosed with the treatment. This leaflet contains instruction on how to use, store and dispose of E45 Cream safely, as well as important information regarding the safety of the product.

You can read the patient information leaflet for E45 Cream online

If you have any concerns about anything you read in the patient information leaflet, speak to your doctor or ask a pharmacist.

Who should not use E45 Cream?

E45 Cream may not be suitable for everyone.

Speak to your doctor before using E45 Cream if you:

  • are using other topical treatments for dry skin
  • are using minoxidil

If you are unsure whether E45 cream is suitable for you, speak to your doctor or ask a pharmacist for advice.

Side effects of E45 Cream

All medicines carry the risk of side effects, though not everybody experiences them.

Side effects of E45 cream include:

  • Irritation at the site of application
  • Worsening of acne

This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Further information regarding the safety of E45 Cream, including a complete list of side effects, can be found within the patient information leaflet enclosed with your medicine.

If you experience any side effects to E45 Cream, regardless of whether they are listed above or in the patient information leaflet, speak to your doctor.

Allergies

Do not use E45 Cream if you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet.

If you experience an allergic reaction after using E45 Cream, stop using the cream and seek immediate medical help. Go straight to your nearest accident and emergency department. Remember to take the packaging and any remaining medicine with you, so doctors treating you know exactly what and how much you used.

Signs of allergic reaction include:

  • Chest tightening
  • Dry, red and cracked skin
  • Itchy, red watery eyes
  • Raised, itchy, red rash (hives)
  • Swelling of the lips, tongue, eyes or face
  • Tummy pain, nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea
  • Wheezing

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Speak to your doctor before using E45 cream if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or are breastfeeding.

E45 Cream is regarded as safe to use by women who are pregnant.

The use of E45 is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

Other safety information

Always use E45 Cream as directed in the patient information leaflet, or as instructed by a medical professional.

Warning: E45 Cream is flammable and poses a fire risk if used near open flames and cigarettes. Wash clothing and bedding that comes into contact with the cream to prevent the risk of fire.

Do not use E45 cream past the expiry date printed on the packaging.

Never throw away E45 cream via household or water waste as this can harm the environment. Take any unwanted or expired medication to your local pharmacy and ask them to dispose of it safely on your behalf.

Always store E45 cram out of sight and reach from children and pets.


Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if I forget to use E45 Cream when I should?

E45 is not a prescribed medication and can be used whenever you require it. Because of this, if you forget to use it when you normally do, you can simply apply the cream as soon as you remember.

What should I do if I apply too much E45 Cream?

If you apply too much E45 Cream, you can use a paper towel or a tissue to wipe away any excess. Dispose the tissue in the bin. Using too much E45 Cream is unlikely to cause you harm.

Will E45 Cream impact my ability to drive or operate machinery?

E45 Cream will not impact your ability to drive or operate machinery. However, getting E45 cream in your eye may cause irritation and blurred vision. If you get E45 cream in your eyes, avoid driving or operating machinery until you feel safe to do so.

Can I use E45 Cream alongside other topical treatments?

If you are using other topical treatments for skin conditions, you should speak to your doctor or a pharmacist before using E45 in conjunction.

Moisturisers, such as E45, can cause other topical treatments to be absorbed more quickly through the skin, or dilute other medicated skincare products, reducing their effectiveness.

It is best to wait at least 30 minutes after applying E45 cream before using any other moisturising cream or lotion.

Where can I buy E45 Cream?

E45 cream can be bought from high street pharmacies and supermarkets, as well as online. You don’t need a prescription to buy E45 cream online or in-store.

If you can’t get to your local pharmacy to pick up E45 cream, you can buy it online from Prescription Doctor. We offer a fast and discreet delivery service on orders approved before 3pm on weekdays.


Table of contents

Buy E45 Cream Online UK

How Does E45 Cream Work?

How Do I Use E45 Cream?

E45 Cream Side Effects and Cautions

Frequently Asked Questions

Sources

Forum Health Products Limited, 2021. E45 Cream: Summary of Product Categories

Treatment information

  • Product Name: E45
  • Manufacturer: Forum Health Products
  • Administration: Topical
  • Presentation: Cream
  • Active Ingredient(s): White soft paraffin, light liquid paraffin, anhydrous lanolin
  • Available Strength: 14.5% w/w, 12.6% w/w, 1.0% w/w
  • Exemption: General Sales License
  • Dosage: Apply once or twice daily to affected skin.
  • Description: E45 Cream is an over-the-counter topical moisturiser.
  • Drug Class: Emollient
  • Alcohol Consumption: No influence
  • When Pregnant: Speak to your doctor before using E45 Cream if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or plan on having a baby.
  • When Breastfeeding: Speak to your doctor before using E45 Cream if you are breastfeeding.
Click here to view the E45 Cream - Patient Information Leaflet

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