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24hr hydration1,2

Proven to provide at least 24 hours’ hydration1,2

from just 1 application. • For the management of dry skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and ichthyosis. • The Doublebase Once advanced gel formulation provides significantly greater and longer-lasting skin hydration than comparator ointments1,2 following a single application over 24 hours.

Available on NHS Prescription

Need 24 hours’ hydration? Prescribe ‘Doublebase Once’

– the yellow pack.

Essential Information

Doublebase™ Once Presentation: White opaque gel. Uses: An advanced, highly moisturising and protective emollient gel for regular once daily use in the management of dry skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis or ichthyosis. May also be used as an adjunct to any other emollients or treatments. Directions: All age groups. Apply direct to dry skin once daily or as often as necessary. Can be used as a soap substitute for washing. If applying another treatment to the same areas of skin, apply treatments alternately leaving sufficient time to allow the previous application to soak in. Contraindications, warnings, side effects etc: Do not use if sensitive to any of the ingredients. Doublebase Once has been specially designed for use on dry, problem, or sensitive skin. Rarely skin irritation (mild rashes) or allergic skin reactions can occur on extremely sensitive skin, these tend to occur during or soon after the first few uses and if this occurs stop treatment. Instruct patients not to smoke or go near naked flames. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressings etc) that has been in contact with this product burns more easily and is a potential fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but not totally remove it. Ingredients: Isopropyl myristate, liquid paraffin, glycerol, steareth-21, macrogol stearyl ether, ethylhexylglycerin, 1-2 hexanediol, caprylyl glycol, povidone, trolamine, carbomer, purified water.

Pack sizes and NHS prices: 100g tube £2.69, 500g pump pack £6.99. Legal category: Class I medical device. Further information is available from: Dermal Laboratories Ltd, Tatmore Place, Gosmore, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 7QR, UK. Date of preparation: April 2022. ‘Doublebase’ is a trademark.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at Adverse events should also be reported to Dermal.

References: 1. Comparison of the skin hydration of Doublebase Once emollient with Epaderm Ointment in a 24-hour, single application study, in subjects with dry skin. Extract report summarising skin hydration results for wiped off sites. Data on file. Dermal Laboratories Ltd, Hitchin, UK. Epaderm® Ointment is a registered trademark of Mölnlycke Health Care. 2. Antonijevic´ MD & Karajcˇic´ J. Ointments or a gel emollient? Randomised and blinded comparison of the hydration effect on ex-vivo human skin. Data presented at the 17th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Symposium, May 2022, Ljubljana, Slovenia.


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