What to do before using Curaderm cream
Seek the medical advice of your doctor or medical practitioner that this product is suitable for you. Do not attempt to purchase or use this product without appropriate medical advice and do not use it for the purposes of treating a condition, illness or disease unless otherwise instructed by your treating physician.
Not to be used on children under 12 years without doctor’s advice. Curaderm BEC5 should be stored below 25 degrees C. Keep out of Reach of Children.
Areas being treated with BEC5 should remain covered with a dressing such as a micro pore.
Do not apply the cream to moles or melanomas.
How to use Curaderm
Follow all information given by your health professional carefully. They may be slightly different from the information contained in this leaflet. If you do not understand the directions for use ask your health professional for help.
BEC5 is used only on external areas of the skin. Do not apply the cream to unaffected areas. Areas near the eyes or lips should be applied very carefully. Curaderm BEC5 should be used at least twice daily. In some cases you may need to use it more frequently, even up to 10 times per day.
Make sure the affected area is always covered with dressing such as a micro pore or you risk the area being dried out. Apply to the area until new skin has re-grown.
Before each application
Apply an antiseptic solution to cleanse the skin followed by cleaning and rinsing with running water. This is done to remove dead cells that could obstruct the penetration of Curaderm BEC5 to the affected area. Dry the area well. Apply a thick layer of Curaderm cream across the affected area Cover with a micro pore dressing and then wash your hands. How much Curaderm to apply
Between 0.1 and 0.5g of cream may be required for each application and this is dependent on the size of the area. Curaderm application should not exceed a total of 25cm squared and if you need to apply to a larger area then this need to be done with extra care.
When to use Curaderm
When using Curaderm there will be some redness and swelling. After the application, you may feel a tingling sensation and some pain at the target site for 30 to 60 minutes. This is a normal reaction and indicates the cream is working as intended.
If you use too much cream
Wipe away any excess making sure no residual cream is left on unaffected areas.
If you experience unwanted effects
Seek your doctor's advice if you have prolonged swelling, pain or redness that is excessive or distressing. If there are any other unwanted effects or allergic reactions then discuss these with your doctor.
Disclaimer: This product and its statements have not been evaluated by the FDA / TGA. This product is not intended to treat, cure or prevent any disease.
The above information is the translation of the manufacturer's insert. It is provided under the supplying company's terms and conditions and should not replace the advice of your personal physician.