FAQ

Frequently asked questions

 

Eczema FAQ

  • What are Dermakalm Eczema products?

    Dermakalm Eczema creams, available for adult atopic eczema, atopic eczema in infants and children, and for hand and contact eczema, are specialized new formulations that help provide temporary relief of symptoms of eczema. Developed with dermatologists, Dermakalm Eczema creams are non-greasy and free of corticosteroids, fragrances, parabens and artificial colouring.

  • What are Dermakalm Eczema creams used for?

    Dermakalm Eczema creams help provide temporary relief of symptoms of atopic eczema and hand and contact eczema.

  • Do I need a prescription to use Dermakalm Eczema creams?

    No. Dermakalm Eczema creams are non-prescription creams that you can purchase at the pharmacy. For use beyond 4 months of time, consult a health care practitioner. Dermakalm Eczema Cream for Infants and Children is a face and body cream for infants and children 8 weeks and older. For use in children under 8 weeks old, consult a health care practitioner.

  • When is use of Dermakalm Eczema creams discouraged?

    If you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.

  • Can children use Dermakalm Eczema Cream?

    Dermakalm Eczema Cream for Infants and Children is a face and body cream for infants and children 8 weeks and older. For use in children under 8 weeks old, please consult a health care practitioner.

  • What is the medicinal ingredient in Dermakalm Eczema creams?

    Aluminum silicate.

  • What are the non-medicinal ingredients in Dermakalm Eczema creams?

    Aqua, benzyl alcohol, ceramide 1, ceramide 3, ceramide 3B, ceramide 6 II, carbomer, ceteareth-12, ceteareth-20, cetearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, cetyl palmitate, cholesterol, cocoglycerides, dehydroacetic acid, ethylhexylglycerin, glycerol, isopropyl myristate, glyceryl stearate, magnesium chloride, sodium lauroyl lactylate, phenoxyethanol, phytosphingosine and xanthan gum.

  • Why are Dermakalm Eczema creams a “greenish” colour?

    The creams take on their ingredients’ natural colour; no colour or fragrance adjustments are made. Dermakalm Eczema creams are colourless once applied.

Psoriasis FAQ

  • What are Dermakalm Psoriasis products?

    Dermakalm Psoriasis Cream and Scalp Gel are specialized new formulations. Dermakalm Psoriasis Cream temporarily soothes and helps to relieve symptoms associated with psoriasis, such as itching and scaling. It reduces flaking and improves the skin’s appearance. The Scalp Gel helps to temporarily decrease the severity of psoriasis symptoms of the scalp. Dermakalm Psoriasis Cream and Scalp Gel are free of corticosteroids, fragrances, coal tar, sulphur, salicylic acid and artificial colouring.

  • What are Dermakalm Psoriasis products used for?

    Dermakalm Psoriasis Cream and Scalp Gel are specialized new formulations that help provide temporary relief of symptoms of psoriasis and scalp psoriasis.

  • Do I need a prescription to use Dermakalm Psoriasis Cream and Scalp Gel?

    No. Dermakalm Psoriasis products are non-prescription products that you can purchase at the pharmacy.

  • When is use of Dermakalm Psoriasis products discouraged?

    If you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.

  • Can children use Dermakalm Psoriasis products?

    Dermakalm Psoriasis Cream and Dermakalm Scalp Psoriasis Gel are for use in adults only. For use in children, please consult a health care practitioner.

  • What are the medicinal ingredients in Dermakalm Psoriasis products?

    The Dermakalm Psoriasis Cream’s medicinal ingredient is clinoptilolite.
    The Dermakalm Scalp Psoriasis Gel’s medicinal ingredient is clinoptilolite.

  • What are the non-medicinal ingredients in Dermakalm Psoriasis products?

    Dermakalm Psoriasis Cream’s non-medicinal ingredients include: aqua, cetearyl alcohol, ethanol, liquid paraffin, magnesium chloride, methylparaben, polysorbate 60, white petrolatum.

    Dermakalm Scalp Psoriasis Gel’s non-medicinal ingredients include: aqua, benzyl alcohol, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, dehydroacetic acid, glycerine, magnesium chloride, octyldodecanol, phytosphingosine, xanthan gum.

  • Why are the Dermakalm Psoriasis products a “greenish” colour?

    The products take on their ingredients’ natural colour; no colour or fragrance adjustments are made. Dermakalm Psoriasis products are colourless once applied.