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 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 healthcare 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 healthcare practitioner.

  • When is use of Dermakalm Eczema creams discouraged?

    If you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, consult a healthcare 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 healthcare 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.