Can I buy Diprobase over the counter?

You do not need a prescription to buy this product, you can buy it over the counter whenever you need it.

Is Diprobase a steroid?

Diprobase Itch Relief Cream is a steroid-free formula that combines a soothing action with regeneration of the skin barrier, to relieve itching and help the skin’s natural healing process.

What type of cream is Diprobase?

Diprobase eczema cream is an emollient,moisturising and protective cream which relieves and soothes red, inflamed, damaged, dry or chapped skin. It helps to moisturise, smooth and hydrate dry skin and raw skin. Diprobase eczema cream is used to relieve redness and dryness caused by various conditions.

How often should you apply Diprobase?

Diprobase directions Diprobase can be applied as often as is needed to keep your skin moisturised. Some people may find they need to apply cream up to 4 times a day. Diprobase ointment is best used before bathing or swimming and is recommended for use overnight as it is a greasy formula.

Is Diprobase the same as Diprosalic?

Diprobase is a British brand of the American pharmaceutical company Schering-Plough. Its trademark stems from the now older range of corticosteroids the company still manufactures; Diprosone and Diprosalic.

What is the difference between Diprobase cream and ointment?

Diprobase cream is a less greasy formula than the ointment and is absorbed quickly; it is, therefore, more comfortable to use throughout the day as needed. Diprobase is not a steroid cream but uses soft and liquid paraffin to soothe and hydrate dry skin and also protects the skin by preventing further moisture loss.

Why is it best to apply barrier cream thinly?

Barrier creams should be applied in a thin layer and need to be removed at each episode of skin care to avoid build-up, which can result in skin damage. Ointments are thicker than creams and while they are more occlusive, they are harder to apply.