Silic 15

Silic 15

Manufacturer:

Ego

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Dimethicone, cetyl alcohol, glycerol.
Description
Silic 15 contains dimethicone (silicone) 15%, cetyl alcohol (hexadecanol) 5% and glycerol 2%, in a lanolin-free cream base. It also contains methylhydroxybenzoate 0.2% and propylhydroxybenzoate 0.1% as preservatives. It has a pH of 6.
Silic 15 does not contain perfume, lanolin or lanolin derivatives.
Action
Emollient and restores dry skin; 15% silicone preserves skin flexibility and protects against further damage from soap, detergents, water and other skin irritants.
Indications/Uses
Dry, peeling, reddened or cracked skin; infants' dribble rash and napkin rash; helps prevent bedsores in geriatric patients especially if incontinent. Protects skin after colostomy or ileostomy. Helps to prevent dermatitis and eczema, especially when hands are in frequent contact with soap, detergents and water.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Massage into clean, dry skin every 2-4 hrs or as needed. If the skin is irritated or inflammed, Pinetarsol gel should be used to cleanse the skin instead of soap.
Contraindications
Sensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Special Precautions
Keep away from eyes. Do not apply to weeping skin.
ATC Classification
D02AA - Silicone products ; Used as skin emollients and protectants.
Presentation/Packing
Cream 75 g.
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