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Emoderm Cream

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Overview

Introduction

Emoderm Cream is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of dry skin. It relieves dry skin conditions such as eczema, ichthyosis and pruritus of the elderly. It works by preventing water loss from the outer layer of skin. This relieves dryness and leaves the skin soft and hydrated.

Emoderm Cream is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before application. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need as it will not clear your condition faster and some side effects may be increased. If your condition goes on for longer than four weeks or gets worse at any time, let your doctor know. You can help this medicine work better by keeping the affected areas clean.

Uses of Emoderm Cream

Side effects of Emoderm Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Emoderm

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Emoderm Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Emoderm Cream works

Emoderm Cream is an emollient (substance that softens or soothes the skin). It works by moisturizing dry skin, thereby relieving dryness and itching.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emoderm Cream is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Emoderm Cream during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Emoderm Cream?

If you miss a dose of Emoderm Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Mineral Oil
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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I have dry skin n pimplescars n pores on my face.shall I use emoderm cream
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Moisturex soft cream twice a day
I have big cracks on my foot Tried lots of madicine and creams The problem continues from 2 years What i should do now
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Xerina cream for application at night . Emoderm cream or Parasoft cream in the day time
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FAQs

Q. Is Emoderm good for skin?

Yes, it is good for skin. Emoderm is an emollient (moisturizer). An emollient softens the skin and acts as natural oils. It keeps the water in the skin contained which helps to maintain its hydration. This prevents the skin from becoming dry, scaly, and itchy. It also forms an oily layer over the skin which helps in repairing the skin and maintaining the moisture. It is used in various creams and ointments.

Q. Is Emoderm safe for babies?

Yes, it can be used for babies. Check with your doctor if you are not sure. Follow all precautions as directed by the doctor. If your baby develops a rash, redness, or itching stop using the product and consult your doctor immediately.

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References

  1. Emoderm cream (Benzoic Acid). Mumbai, India: GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited; 2018. [Accessed 21 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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