eumovate cream 30g, eczema treatment

What is Eumovate cream?

Eumovate contains the active ingredient clobetasone butyrate, classified within the category of steroids. This medication is part of a group of drugs designed to effectively alleviate swelling and irritation. It works by mitigating inflammation and soothing irritation to help reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems. 

What is Eumovate cream used to treat?

Eumovate cream is used to treat inflammatory skin conditions.  It proves effective for managing mild skin problems or maintaining control of persistent conditions like eczema, dermatitis, nappy rash, or insect bites. 

Who can and cannot use Eumovate cream?

Do not use Eumovate: 

  • if you are allergic to clobetasone butyrate or any other listed ingredients 

  • to treat specific skin problems that could worsen, including infected skin (unless concurrently treated with an antimicrobial medicine), acne, severe flushing around the nose (rosacea), or non-inflamed itchy skin 

Speak to a pharmacist or doctor before using Eumovate if: 

  • you have previous allergic reactions to other steroids 

  • applying around a chronic leg ulcer 

  • using under an occlusive dressing (including a child’s nappy) 

  • applying to thin skin like on the face 

  • applying for an extended period on the face 

  • considering the use of dressings or bandages on the face where the cream is applied 

If you are pregnant, or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. 

Contact your doctor if you experience blurred vision or other visual disturbances whilst using Eumovate.

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What form does Eumovate cream come in?

Eumovate cream is a topical cream that is applied directly to the affected areas of the skin.  

It contains the active ingredient clobetasone butyrate, with each 1g comprising 0.5mg of clobetasone butyrate (0.05% w/w). The product is available in a carton, with each containing a tube featuring a plastic screw cap and holding either 30g or 100g of cream.  

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