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Soya with lauromacrogols


Bath oil containing 82.95% w/w soya oil and 15% w/w mixed lauromacrogols
Bath oil containing 83.45% w/w soya oil and 15% w/w macrogol 4 lauryl ether

Drugs List

  • BALNEUM PLUS bath oil
  • soya oil 82.95% and lauromacrogols 15% bath oil
  • Therapeutic Indications


    Treatment of dry skin conditions including dermatitis and eczema.


    The liquid should be added to bath water and mixed well.

    Do not use soap as this would remove the desired oil film on the skin.
    After bathing or showering, the skin should be lightly dabbed with a towel and not vigorously wiped or rubbed.

    The doses given below are approximate and will depend on the size of the bath and individual patient requirements.


    Use should be frequent (at least 3 times per week).


    For full bath (approx.100 litres) - add 20ml
    For partial bath (approx. 5 litres) - add 2.5ml

    If the skin requires considerable moisturising, 2-3 times these quantities can be used.
    Partial baths may be required if the condition is localised e.g. the arm.

    Apply evenly undiluted over whole body. Rinse off excess.


    See adult dosage.


    Patients should use this product frequently (at least 3 times a week) with daily bathing recommended for neonates and infants.


    For children's bath (approx. 25 litres) - add 5ml

    If the skin requires considerable moisturising, 2-3 times these quantities can be used.


    Apply undiluted over whole body. Rinse off excess.


    For topical administration either undiluted in the shower or diluted in bath water.


    None known.


    This preparation will make skin and surfaces slippery. Advise patients to exercise caution when bathing or showering with this product.

    Patients should avoid using soap, as it removes the desired oil film on the skin.


    It is strongly recommended that the UK National Poisons Information Service be consulted on cases of suspected or actual overdose where there is doubt over the degree of risk or about appropriate management.

    The following number will direct the caller to the relevant local centre (0844) 892 0111

    Information may be obtained if you have access to ToxBase the primary clinical toxicology database of the National Poisons Information Service. This is available via password on the internet ( ) or if this is unavailable at the backup site ( ).

    Shelf Life and Storage

    Storage requirements vary according to the brand.

    Reference Sources

    British National Formulary, 59th Edition (2010) Pharmaceutical Press, London.
    Summary of Product Characteristics: Balneum Plus. Almirall Ltd. Revised October 2009.
    Summary of Product Characteristics: Zerozole. Zeroderma Ltd. Revised January 2010.

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