Can you still buy Germolene?

Can you still buy Germolene?

As of 2015, it is only available with a doctor’s prescription. Germolene was invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, who in 1925, fearing he had cancer of the lip, sold his Veno Drug Company to the Beechams Company.

Is Germolene good for healing?

Germolene is a long established product from the UK that is effective on cuts, abrasions, bruises, etc., bringing pain relief and healing power. It is effective at doing what it says it will.

When do you spray plaster?

The shield is waterproof and provides multi-day protection. Only for small wounds, minor cuts & grazes, not for heavily bleeding, infected, deep or secreting wounds or burns. Do not use on the face. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes and do not inhale the spray.

What is the best spray on plaster?

If you or your family cut yourself there are ‘liquid’ alternatives to the traditional sticking plaster which also allow the skin to breathe and promote fast healing….

  1. Boots Advanced First Aid Liquid Plaster.
  2. Elastoplast Spray Plaster.
  3. OpSite Transparent Film Dressing Spray.
  4. TCP Spray Plaster.

Why has Germolene changed?

Over time, the white ointment would become pink, leading to complaints from users. To counteract such complaints, given that the colour change would have a miniscule effect on the efficacy of the ointment, the makers added a colour to mask the effect way back in the dark ages.

Can you put Germolene on an open cut?

Germolene Wound Care Cream is a gentle treatment for minor abrasions, cuts, scratches, burns, bites and stings. It contains a gentle antiseptic to help prevent further infection. Thoroughly clean the affected area of the skinwith warm water and apply once or several times daily, as required.

Is there a spray plaster?

Although classic gypsum-based plaster can be sprayed if it is “spray grade,” most plaster sprayers prefer the organic-based pre-mixed plaster packaged in a plastic bag because the plaster spraying machine does not need to be cleaned out after the job is finished, providing that plaster is kept moist.

How do you use Germolene new skin?

To use Germolene New Skin: Thoroughly cleanse and dry the affected area, then apply a small amount with the special applicator in the bottle cap. Replace cap firmly, immediately after use. Let minor damage dry and form a scab first.

What can you use instead of plasters?

You can try:

  • Skin barrier film. This is a spray or wipe that forms a protective layer between your skin and the bandage.
  • Hypoallergenic tape. This includes cloth surgical tape or paper tape.
  • Gauze. Cut a piece of gauze and place it over your wound, then use an elastic tubular band to hold the gauze in place.

Does Germolene go out of date?

Do not use Germolene Antiseptic Cream after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and on the end of the tube. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

Can I buy Germolene online at Superdrug?

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How much does Germolene antiseptic cream cost?

Germolene Antiseptic Wound Care Cream 30g £3.99£13.30 per 100g Add Germolene Dual Action Antiseptic Cream 55g   Only available to Order & Collect. £2.19£3.98 per 100g Add Pharmacy Medicine Products This is a Pharmacy Medicine item.

How do you use Germolene liquid plaster?

Before using Germolene Liquid Plaster, clean the wound or cut thoroughly with clean water. Apply the liquid plaster onto the affected skin and the surrounding area using applicator found inside bottle cap. Let minorly damaged skin dry and form a scab before using this product.

Is this germalene skin ruining people’s lives?

You had to register to bring this thread up from the grave. Wow this germalene “new skin” has really ruined peoples life. you will learn at some point, if you haven’t already, that the medical world in general likes to grossly understate such things.