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Adeel Arshad

Authored on 24 January 2024 by Adeel Arshad,

Reviewed 24 January 2024 by Dr Ruch Karunadasa.

Diprobase Cream

Cream medication

Diprobase Cream is an emollient cream used to moisturise and protect skin following steroid treatment, or as an alternative to such treatment.

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Like any other prescription medication you must consult a doctor before using it. PrivateDoc offers a confidential free consultation service that may result in you receiving a prescription for Diprobase Cream if it is deemed appropriate and Diprobase Cream can prescribed safely.

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Diprobase contains no pharmacologically active ingredient. The ingredients of significance are white soft paraffin and cetostearyl alcohol.

A full list of ingredients, including the excipients can be accessed by clicking here for the patient information leaflet.

How much does Diprobase Cream cost?

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What conditions can Diprobase Cream be used for

Diprobase Cream helps to protect, soothe and hydrate the skin and prevent moisture loss. It is safe to use in adults and children and is used to treat dry skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis.

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How to use Diprobase Cream

The cream can be applied as often as is required to dry skin areas and rubbed well into the skin. It can be used before bathing on raw/dry skin to prevent the skin from drying out further.

Do not use the cream if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients.

For a full list of indications, contraindications and cautions, click here for a copy of the full summary of product characteristics.

Useful links

Click here for the Diprobase Cream patient information leaflet

Click here for the full summary of product characteristics

For more information on different types of eczema, on any of the links below:

Atopic eczema

Contact dermatitis

Discoid eczema

Varicose eczema

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