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Background and Date of Approval
Colloidal Oatmeal and Ceramide is the skin protectant drug that belongs to the category of medicines known as emollients and lipids. It was approved by the U.S. FDA to treat skin nourishment and protects the skin from radiation-induced damage.
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Together, it works by supporting the skin's natural barrier function and helps to keep the skin healthy and hydrated. Colloidal oatmeal creates a protection on the skin's surface, preventing water loss and protecting it from external irritants. Ceramides help to repair and strengthen the skin's natural barrier function from within by replenishing the lipid layer. When applied topically, the combination of these two ingredients can help to improve the appearance and texture of the skin, particularly for those with dry, sensitive, or eczema-prone skin.
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Colloidal Oatmeal and Ceramide has been developed to treat skin nourishment and this lotion is also recommended for individuals undergoing radiation therapy to protect the skin from radiation-induced damage.
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For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. After cleansing, apply moisturising lotion once or twice daily or as recommended by your doctor.
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It is important to avoid using this lotion if you have a known allergy to any of its ingredients. Some common symptoms of an allergic reaction may include skin rash, hives, itching, swelling, or other symptoms. If you experience any of these symptoms after using this lotion, you should discontinue it immediately and seek medical attention. Check the ingredients list on any skincare products before using them, mainly if you have known allergies or sensitive skin.
This product is designed for external use only and should not be ingested. Be careful to avoid contact with your eyes when using Colloidal Oatmeal and Ceramide. If accidental contact occurs, immediately rinse your eyes with water and seek medical attention if necessary.
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. This lotion is generally safe to use and won’t cause any side effects. However, if you experience any uncommon side effects, consult your physician for more advice.
Word Of Advice
Always read the product label and follow the manufacturer's instructions for use. Do a patch test before using a new product, mainly if you have sensitive skin or a history of allergies. Apply a small amount of the product to an affected area of the skin and wait at least 24 hours to see if there is any reaction. If you get any irritation or adverse reactions, avoid using the product and consult a healthcare provider or a dermatologist. Store the skin care products containing colloidal oatmeal and ceramides away from direct sunlight. Check the expiration date of the product before using it. Expired products may be less effective and cause skin irritation or other problems. In case you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have any underlying medical conditions, speak with your doctor before using new skincare products. Always use sunscreen when going outside, as this product does not provide sun protection.
Frequently Asked Question
- Criquet et al, Safety and efficacy of personal care products containing colloidal oatmeal, Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology, 2012:5, 183–193, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3508548/pdf/ccid-5-183.pdf
- Pazyar N, Yaghoobi R, Kazerouni A, Feily A. Oatmeal in dermatology: A brief review. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2012;78:142-5, https://ijdvl.com/view-pdf/?article=93d097970710a8aa98bcffa6b8662a6cl0Hd9lQ=
- Sobhan et al., The Efficacy of Colloidal Oatmeal Cream 1% as Add-on Therapy in the Management of Chronic Irritant Hand Eczema: A Double-Blind Study, Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology 2020:13 241–251, https://www.dovepress.com/getfile.php?fileID=57025
- Emine Kahraman, Recent Advances on Topical Application of Ceramides to Restore Barrier Function of Skin, Cosmetics, 2019, 6, 52, https://www.mdpi.com%2F2079-9284%2F6%2F3%2F52%2Fpdf&usg=AOvVaw0gqvQe1SqWEAprs5dm6BdX
- Spada et al., Skin hydration is significantly increased by a cream formulated to mimic the skin’s own natural moisturizing systems, Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology 2018:11, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6197824/pdf/ccid-11-491.pdf
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