- When to use?
Sudocrem is your simple, effective ally. It is a gentle, effective treatment for the symptoms of nappy rash and other types of skin complaints and can be used to heal, soothe and protect. So you can feel confident that you’ve made the smart choice for you and your family.
Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream is a licenced medicine that can be used to treat existing nappy rash. If your baby develops the symptoms of nappy rash then apply Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream to the affected area at every nappy change to soothe and heal your baby’s skin.
To understand more about nappy rash – how to prevent it, when and why it happens and whether your baby has it – visit the Nappy Rash Hub.
Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream can be used to treat a number of skin conditions including:
Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream is gentle, so it won’t sting on application. It can reduce the risk of infection and contains a mild local anaesthetic to soothe pain. It also helps a wound to heal and forms a protective barrier over the vulnerable area. In other words, it’s a very useful little tub to keep around the house!
- How to use: Nappy rash
Apply Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream to help treat and heal existing nappy rash and soothe your baby’s skin.
Step 1: Ensure your baby’s bottom is clean and dry
Step 2: With clean and dry hands, place a small amount of Sudocrem on the tip of your finger. Remember, a little goes a long way
Step 3: Gently massage the cream into the skin using light, circular movements. Try to avoid rubbing, especially if the skin looks sore
Step 4: Try to create a thin, translucent film on the skin. If white cream is still visible then you may have used too much (don’t worry, your baby will be fine, just remember to use a little less next time)
Repeat these steps until the rash has cleared.
Other uses – from minor sunburn to cuts and grazes
Step 1: Ensuring your hands are clean and dry, place a small amount of Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream on the tip of your finger
Step 2: Gently massage the cream into the affected area using light, circular movements
Step 3: Try to create a thin, translucent film on the skin. If the white cream is still visible then you may have used too much (this is ok, just remember to use a little less next time).
The Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream formula has remained unchanged since 1931. A unique blend of ingredients gives Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream its soothing and healing properties. The key ingredients in Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream are:
Zinc oxide, which reduces the loss of tissue fluid
Anhydrous hypoallergenic lanolin, an emollient which soothes and softens skin
Benzyl alcohol, which has local anaesthetic and antiseptic properties that help to reduce discomfort.
- Sudocrem antiseptic healing cream is clinically proven to soothe and treat nappy rash
- Carefully crafted to suit your lifestyle
Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream has been mum’s simple, effective ally for over 80 years and is great for soothing sore skin and treating nappy rash. Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream is versatile enough to be used by the whole family for all of life’s little dramas and can help with so much more than just treating babies’ bottoms!
Treating nappy rash
Sudocrem is to soothe and your baby’s delicate skin. It contains an emollient that soothes and a water-repellent base forms a protective barrier, helping to stop any irritants (urine and faeces) coming into contact with the skin.
Cuts, grazes and minor burns
Sudocrem provides gentle yet effective relief from cuts, grazes and minor burns. It helps to heal wounds by forming a protective layer over the vulnerable area, reducing the risk of infection, and also contains a mild local anaesthetic to soothe discomfort.
Eczema is a dry skin condition that affects many children and adults. It may cause cracked and sore skin that can be painful and difficult to keep hydrated. Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream can be used to calm, soothe and heal eczema and other skin conditions. The unique formula works like this:
Anhydrous hypoallergenic lanolin is an emollient, soothing and softening skin, while zinc oxide reduces the loss of fluid
Benzyl alcohol has local anaesthetic and antiseptic properties, helping to reduce discomfort
A water-repellent excipient base, including paraffin and other waxes, creates a protective seal