Eczema & Psoriasis
Eczema & Psoriasis
Eumovate cream is a topical cream that is used to treat redness, itchiness and prevent breakouts of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, nappy rash, dermatitis and many more. It contains the active ingredient clobetasone butyrate, which belongs to the corticosteroid family of medication. It works by reducing inflammation within the cells at the site of application.
- Steroid topical treatment for eczema and psoriasis
- Reduces inflammation and patchy skin
NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.
Eumovate contains a steroid called clobetasone that helps to relieve inflammation, itching and redness of eczema and psoriasis.
When should I apply Eumovate?
This medicine will be most effective if applied after a bath or shower.
How much should I apply?
Apply a thin layer to all red skin. Quantities of topical cream or ointment are often measured using a ‘fingertip unit’. This is the amount of medicine that is squeezed onto the top of the finger.
Where should I apply Eumovate cream?
Eumovate cream should be applied thinly and evenly. Long-term use on the face, lips and eyelids should be avoided.
How frequently should I apply Eumovate?
You will be advised to use this cream either once or twice per day.
Does Eumovate begin working immediately?
You should notice improvements to your symptoms within five days of using Eumovate.
There is always a risk of side effects with all medications. Some of these can be quite mild and can subside over time. Others are more serious and should be reported to your GP right away if you experience any side effects. Please contact a member of our team if you are concerned about any potential side effects that may occur when using Eumovate.
Common side effects include:
- Thinning of the skin
- Burning, itching, or irritation at the site of application
- Increased hair growth
- Changes in skin colour
Stop using Eumovate and seek medical attention if your condition is not improving, or if you develop small, pus-filled blisters under the skin.
Before taking any medicines, regardless of whether they are over the counter or prescription-only, it is essential always to read the patient information leaflet.