Calamine Lotion B.P.


Oily Calamine Lotion B.P. 1980

Arachis oil, Calamine

For the relief of minor skin irritation and itching

For external use only

Read all of this information before use.

Before you use this medicine Do not use:

• If you are allergic to any of the ingredients This product contains peanut oil. Do not use if you are allergic to peanut or soya.

How to use this medicine

Shake the bottle before use.

Adults and children: Apply to the skin and repeat as required If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

If anyone accidentally swallows some see a doctor straight away.

Possible side effects

Most people will not have problems. Lanolin in the product may cause local skin reactions e.g. contact dermatitis (red, inflamed, dry skin), in some people. One of the preservatives may be mildly irritant to the skin, eyes and mucous membranes.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this label. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: By reporting side effects you can provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Storing the medicine

Store below 25°C

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

Use by the date shown on the label.

Active ingredients - arachis oil (peanut oil) 45.6% w/v, calamine 5% w/v.

Also contains: wool fat (lanolin), oleic acid, calcium hydroxide solution and phenonip.

Manufactured by Thorpe Laboratories Ltd, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire LN12 1NB for the MAH: Wise Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Manchester M19 2RB

PL 18347/0034

Text last revised: 07/2015