Diprobase Ointment Emollient is suitable for moderate to severe conditions of dry skin. It is recommended for night-time use for the provision of long-lasting hydration. Diprobase creates a barrier on the skin that protects by keeping irritants out and seal moisture inside the skin.
Diprobase Ointment has an emollient action with moisturising and protective effects on dry skin and chapped skin. The Diprobase Ointment Emollient is applicable for adults and children to ease dry skin conditions. The best results are obtained when ointments are left on the skin for longer periods of time. Diprobase is recommended for use during the night.
The ointment contains no pharmacological active ingredients. Below is the list of Diprobase Ointment ingredients:
Apply Diprobase Ointment Emollient thinly to cover the affected area completely and massage it gently and thoroughly into the skin. Get in touch with your doctor or another healthcare professional if you are not sure how to use it properly.
Do not use Diprobase Ointment Emollient if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
Keep it away from open fire as it contains paraffin, which is flammable.
Skin reactions including rash, redness, peeling, itching, dryness, burning, pain and skin inflammation have been reported with the use of Diprobase Ointment. Tell your doctor if you are worried about any of these effects.
HelloSkin’s experts were not able to find clinical data proving the benefits of Diprobase Ointment Emollient on psoriatic lesions.
But, the product contains liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin known to prevent water evaporating from the skin surface. Water evaporation is increased in psoriatic lesions compared with normal skin (1).
For people with Eczema
HelloSkin’s experts were not able to find clinical data on the benefits of Diprobase Ointment in people suffering from atopic dermatitis. However, the product contains white soft paraffin and liquid paraffin, which are known to help prevent water evaporating from the skin surface. In atopic dermatitis and other dry skin conditions, water loss across the skin is linked to a reduced barrier function, which will further worsen the condition (2).