Cetraben Bath Additive


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What is Cetraben Bath Additive

Cetraben bath additive is an extremely effective moisturizing and protective oil designed to relieve the symptoms of eczema, in particular when the symptoms are endogenous or exogenous.

How long do I take the Cetraben bath additive? 

This depends on how your body reacts to the Cetraben bath additive and how severe the symptoms were in the first place if it reacts positively. Your skin is no longer dry or rough; you can keep on using the additive as there are no real downsides to continuous use. If you suffer from eczema, using the additive continuously is a great way to combat the symptoms.

What are the side effects of the Cetraben bath additive? 

People who are allergic or hypersensitive to any of the ingredients may experience some side effects like undesirable skin reactions, such as a burning sensation, a rash, itching, or redness of the skin. If you do experience any of these skin reactions, please immediately stop using the Cetraben bath additive as this is dangerous and consult your doctor urgently or head to an emergency center with the original bottle of the additive and the packaging.

How effective is Cetraben bath additive?

Cetraben bath additive is a very effective oil that has proven to be quite successful when it comes to eczema and generally just really effective when it comes to dry skin, with a high approval rating, you can be sure it’ll satisfy your needs. However, to purchase Cetraben bath additive, you will a prescription, so make sure to consult your doctor or a pharmacist.

Can I buy the Cetraben bath additive online? 

Cetraben bath additive can be bought online from most online pharmacies in a bottle of 500ml for a very considerable price.

What dose should I choose?

As mentioned previously, the Cetraben Bath additive comes in a bottle of 500ml and depends on how severe your condition is. However, unlike other products out in the world, Cetraben bath additive can be used every day without the risk of any consequence, also, if you are using Cetraben to get rid of rough skin or worse, eczema, it is advised that you keep using the product to keep your skin as smooth as ever.

How should I use the Cetraben bath additive? 

Before anything, Cetraben bath additive is for external use only, and if this product is to be used by children, you should maintain supervision as accidentally swallowing the additive could be dangerous for the individual, and you should go to your nearest accident and emergency department. As for actual use, Cetraben bath additive should be added to a bath, preferably warm water, or applied to wet skin before showering, this product should only be used when bathing. For the use of adults, use the measuring cap provided with the bottle and fill it, any excess will be sucked back into the bottle.
For every 10cm of bathwater, add one measure. For the use for babies, add a few drops in the baby bath until the water turns milky.

How does Cetraben bath additive work? 

The reason your skin dries out is that too much water from the skin's surface evaporates, washing your hands only makes this worse as hot water and soap will remove the layer of natural oil the skin has on its surface. Also, people who suffer from eczema appear to have less natural oil on their skin. What Cetraben bath additive does when applied to the skin is that it makes the natural oils stay, and it prevents the water in the skin from evaporating from the skin surface. This is thanks to its active ingredient, a light liquid paraffin; it is absorbed easily into the skin where it attracts water to itself, helping to retain water in the skin, the oil allows works excellently when applied to large areas of skin. Using at night time is recommended.

When shouldn’t I take the Cetraben bath additive?

You should not use Cetraben bath additive if you are allergic to any of the ingredients; this includes active and secondary ones. Luckily, there aren’t consequences when this is used on children, as there aren't any side effects that specifically affect children. However, it would be best if you supervised children when they will use the additive. You shouldn't use this additive if you are going to smoke or have any chance of going near a naked flame, as the additive is flammable, clothes imbrued with the additive become even more flammable and therefore become a serious fire hazard. Washing the clothes may not altogether remove it but will reduce build-up.

What is the difference between the Cetraben bath additive, Epimax, and ZeroAQS?

A primary difference between Cretaben cream and Epimax is that Epimax can be used as a soap substitute whereas Cretaben cream is more specialised for eczema/general sore skin.

A difference between Cetraben cream and ZeroAQS is that ZeroAQS contains alcohol as one of its active ingredients. In contrast, Cetraben cream does not contain any in any form, be it as an active or secondary ingredient.

How often should I use the Cetraben Bath Additive?

It is safe to use Cetraben Bath Additives every day when having a bath or shower.

How should I use Cetraben Bath Additive?

For adults having a bath, it is advised to add 1-2 capfuls of Cetraben to a warm bath. If the bath is for children you should use no more than 1 capful.

If you are having a shower you should lightly apply Cetraben all over the skin using a wet sponge.

Does using Cetraben Bath Additive affect my ability to drive?

Using Cetraben Bath Additive does not affect one's ability to drive or operate machinery in any way.

How should I store Cetraben Bath Additive?

You should store Cetraben Bath Additive in a cool dry place, at room temperature, and out of reach from children. This product should not be exposed to extreme temperatures.

Is Cetraben Bath Additive suitable for vegans?

Yes, Cetraben is animal cruelty free and suitable for vegans to use.

How long does Cetraben Bath Additive last?

Although the shelf life is usually 48 months, you should always follow the use by guidelines on the packaging of this product.

Can I use Cetraben Bath Additive in a cold bath?

In order to achieve maximum effectiveness, it is advised that you use Cetraben Bath Additive during a warm bath or shower.

It is highly unlikely to experience any side effects from using Cetraben Bath Additive. If you experience any irritation, burning like sensation, rash, itching or redness this is most likely caused by hypersensitivity to one of the ingredients in Cetraben Bath Additive. If you experience any of these symptoms stop using Cetraben Bath Additive and seek medical advice immediately.

Always read the patient information leaflet before starting your treatment. The patient information can be  found here.

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Last reviewed 11 April 2023

Superintendent Pharmacist GPhC No.2220953

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