Mildison LipoCream is a type of corticosteroid cream. It is used in the treatment of certain types of dermatitis, such as psoriasis.
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This cream contains 1% hydrocortisone. It is administered as per your prescriber’s instructions.
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Mildison LipoCream is a topical corticosteroid used to treat skin conditions, such as psoriasis. It is administered to the affected region twice a day, and works by preventing the activity of inflammatory chemicals in the body. In doing so, it reduces irritation and redness and allows the area to heal. Astellas markets Mildison LipoCream in the UK, which is only available to buy on prescription.
- Fights skin inflammation
- Simple to use
- Twice a day application
Psoriasis affects roughly two out of every 100 people in the UK. It is characterised by redness and irritation in the area affected, as well as the appearance of flaky, scale-like skin patches. These tend to more commonly appear on the lower back, elbows and knees, and the scalp, but can occur anywhere on the body.
The condition is a chronic one, which will usually go through periods of activity and dormancy. Triggers are wide-ranging, and are not typically the same for everyone. More commonly identified triggers include stress, smoking, drinking too much alcohol, reaction to medication, or changes in hormone levels.
Why the condition occurs and what causes it is still not yet completely understood, but it is thought to be the result of the immune system attacking skin cells. This causes new cells to develop at a faster rate, before the old cells are ready to be replaced, resulting in the skin flaking and peeling away. Inflammatory substances released by the immune system also cause the area affected to become red and irritated, leading to swelling and itchiness.
Adopting preventative strategies to avoid potential triggers, such as those listed above, can help to reduce the likelihood of a flare-up; however, where symptoms are in progress, prescription treatment may be required. Hydrocortisone is a popular option for dermatitic conditions such as psoriasis, and this is the active ingredient in Mildison LipoCream. It works by lessening the effect of inflammatory chemicals on skin cells, thereby reducing irritation.
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How to use Mildison LipoCream
Prior to using this medication, it is important to read the patient information leaflet carefully, and to make sure that you understand the instructions issued by your prescriber. Doing so will enable you to get the best possible results from the treatment and limit the risk of side effects.
- Use as directed.
- This will usually be one application two or three times a day.
- Spread thinly on the area affected and gently massage in.
- Never exceed the prescribed dose.
- If you forget to use it, simply apply it at the next scheduled time and carry on with the course as normal.
This is only a summary of the directions you will need to follow when using this medicine. Please refer to the provided leaflet for more information.
Mildison LipoCream side effects
Let your doctor know if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction when administering this treatment, or if you notice your symptoms becoming worse.
Frequency not known:
Redness of the skin, rash, inflammation, bruising, stretch marks, skin thinning, facial spots, redness of the skin around the mouth, worsening of the skin condition after treatment has stopped, discolouration of the skin, irritation.
Adrenal gland function may also become affected by prolonged use.
For more comprehensive information on side effects, please consult the leaflet supplied.
Taking it with other medicines
Inform your doctor if you are using any other treatments during consultation.
Conditions to look out for
This product should not be used on skin conditions caused by a bacterial, viral or fungal infection.
You should also not use this item on: wounds or scaly skin; skin problems due to syphilis; skin lesions associated with tuberculosis; skin around the mouth which is inflamed; pubertal spots; or facial skin which is red.
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Can I still drink alcohol?
Yes, but be aware that excessive consumption may make your symptoms worse.
Will I still be able to drive?
Yes, provided your capacity to do so has not been compromised by any possible side effects. If you feel as though it has, do not drive and contact your doctor as soon as possible.
Can I take the medicine while pregnant?
It may not be suitable for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor before using this or any other treatment if this applies to you.
How should I store it?
In a safe place out of the reach of children, below 25°C, and in the original packaging.
Am I allergic to anything in the medicine?
This product contains: hydrocortisone, cetostearyl alcohol, macrogol (25) cetostearylether, liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin, benzyl alcohol, propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), anhydrous citric acid, anhydrous sodium citrate and purified water.
Do not use it if you are allergic to any of these substances.
Is it available over-the-counter?
To buy Mildison LipoCream online, you will need a prescription. This can be obtained through completion of our doctor-reviewed consultation.
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