Do not use Balneum if:
- You are allergic (hypersensitive) to soya, peanut or any of the other ingredients.
- You suffer from fresh pustular forms of Psoriasis (Psoriasis pustulosa).
All full baths, including those to which Balneum has been added, should only be taken after consultation with your doctor in the following cases; major skin injuries, acute skin diseases of unknown cause, feverish and infectious diseases, heart failure and high blood pressure.
If the above applies to you, do not use this medicine and talk to your doctor.
Avoid getting Balneum in your eyes, however, if this should occur, rinse immediately with clean water.
Undiluted Balneum should not be swallowed. If this happens talk to your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Make sure water is not too hot, as this can make your skin condition worse.
Take care not to slip in the bath.
Always clean the bath immediately after you have used Balneum. To do this rinse thoroughly with hot water and then clear with a household cleaner.
If your symptoms do not get better, go and see your doctor.
There are no known interactions when using Balneum with other medicines but please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
You may use Balneum whilst you are pregnant.
Balneum is not expected to have any effect on your ability to drive or use machines.
Due to its propylene glycol content this medicine may cause skin irritation.
Balneum contains soya oil: if you are allergic to peanut or soya, do not use this medicinal product.
The perfume contains benzylbenoate which may be mildly irritant to the skin, eyes and mucous membranes.
It also contains butylated hydroxytoluene which may cause local skin irritation (eg: contact dermatitis) or irritation to the eyes and mucous membranes.
Like all medicines, Balneum can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
- Very rarely during use there may be cases of reddening, itching and burning.
- In very rare cases soya oil may cause allergic reactions.
If any of the side effects get serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Balneum after the expiry date which is stated on the label and the carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
You should store Balneum in its original pack.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.