Cremarol – Glycerol uses, dose and side effects


200 mg / g cream 

1. What Cremarol is and what it is used for

Cremarol is a white emollient cream that contains 20% glycerol. Glycerol has water-binding properties, which contribute to the normalization of dry skin.

Cremarol is used to treat dry skin.

2. Before you use Cremarol

Do not use Cremarol

– if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to glycerol or any of the other ingredients of Cremarol

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Cremarol can be used during pregnancy and lactation.

Driving and using machines

Cremarol does not affect the ability to drive or use machines.

Important information about some of the ingredients of Cremarol

Cremarol cream contains:

– cetostearyl alcohol, which may cause local skin reactions (eg contact dermatitis).

ethyl and methyl parahydroxybenzoate, which may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).

3. How to use Cremarol

Cream one is lubricated if necessary, preferably several times daily and always after contact with water. Apply as much cream as the skin can absorb without it feeling sticky.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Cremarol can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Common (more than 1 in 100 users): local transient burning, itching, tingling, and redness.

Reporting of side effects ar

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse.

This also applies to side effects that are not mentioned in this information. You can also report

side effect is direct (see details below). By reporting side effects, you can help increase

information on the safety of medicines.

The Medical Products Agency

Box 26

751 03 Uppsala

5. How to store Cremarol

Do not store above 25 ° C.

Keep out of sight and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton.

6. Other information

Content declaration

– The active substance is glycerol 200 mg / g.

The other ingredients are hydrogenated rapeseed oil, cholesterol, glycerol monostearate, macrogol stearate, cetostearyl alcohol, dimethicone, easy-flowing paraffin, solid paraffin, petrolatum, ethyl parahydroxybenzoate (E 214), methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E 218).

Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer

Avia Pharma AB

Svärdvägen 3B

182 33 Danderyd


Medgenix Benelux NV, Vliegveld 21, 8560 Wevelgem, Belgium

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