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Background and Date of Approval

Radiation therapy cream comprises radiation therapy lotion. It is indicated to treat skin damage caused by radiotherapy for cancer treatment. Radiation therapy refers to treating cancer using radiation for specific localized cancer cells. The ingredients in radiation therapy cream, such as aloe vera, vitamin E, and jojoba oil, help to moisturize and protect the skin, reducing dryness and itching. Some creams also contain ingredients that help to reduce inflammation and promote healing, such as hydrocortisone or calendula.

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Radiation therapy cream is soothing and healing the skin that has been damaged by radiation therapy. Radiation therapy can cause skin irritation, redness, and burns, and this cream can alleviate these side effects, reducing discomfort and improving the patient's quality of life during treatment.

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Radiation therapy cream is used to treat skin damage caused by radiotherapy.

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Inform your healthcare provider about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Radiation therapy cream and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.

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When radiation therapy cream is applied to the eyes, mouth, or nose, it irritates. Swallowing can cause serious effects. In rare cases, the cream may cause more serious side effects, such as severe skin or allergic reactions. It may cause photosensitivity.


Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and nose, and wash hands thoroughly after applying the cream. Do not apply the cream to open wounds or broken skin. Follow all instructions for use and storage provided with the cream. Do not use the cream past the expiration date.

Side Effects

Some common side effects of radiation therapy cream include skin irritation, redness, itching, burning, and swelling at the application site. These side effects are typically mild and temporary and may go away on their own as your skin adjusts to the medication. In rare cases, radiation therapy cream may cause more serious side effects such as severe skin reactions, allergic reactions, or infections.

Word Of Advice

If you have been prescribed Radiation therapy cream or any other medication, it is important to carefully read and understand the warnings and precautions associated with the medication. Patients should be monitored for signs of an allergic reaction, such as rash, itching, or swelling, and should seek immediate medical attention if these symptoms occur. Avoid using products like talcum powder, deodorant, makeup, wax, or hair removal lotions on or near the affected areas of the skin. Radiation therapy could make your skin sensitive to the sun, so use sun protection outside. Consult your healthcare practitioner and practice effective methods to protect your skin from sunlight. Always maintain a healthy and balanced diet to support your overall health and well-being.

Frequently Asked Question


  1. G.G. Dark, A.R. Abdul Razak, Oncology, Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, 22nd Edition, 2014, 259-282
  2. Cancer Institute NSW, [Revised on 2015] [Accessed on 4th May 2023],


The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice. It is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you can receive this treatment.