Pulse May 2019 issue - Page 27

Off ers an eff ective, simple and diff erent approach Why is Adex Gel Diff erent? Evidence for Adex Gel Highly moisturising and protective emollient gel which also contains an added anti-infl ammatory medicinal substance to help reduce infl ammation and redness Off ers an eff ective, simple and diff erent approach to the treatment and management of mild to moderate eczema and psoriasis Recent study data revealed that: patients’ feedback after using Adex Gel was very positive 1 nearly 95% of patients found their skin benefi ted from using Adex Gel 1 approximately half the patients reported that they needed to use less of their other anti-infl ammatory treatments when using Adex Gel. The remainder used about the same amount and none used more of their anti-infl ammatory treatments 1 Benefi ts of Adex Gel ✓ Specially formulated to help reduce infl ammation and redness ✓ Contains an anti-infl ammatory medicinal substance ✓ Developed as a fi rst-line treatment for dry skin conditions prone to infl ammation, such as mild to moderate eczema, and psoriasis ✓ Recommended for use as long as necessary – either occasionally, such as during fl ares, or continuously if the added anti-infl ammatory action is benefi cial ✓ Does not contain topical corticosteroids ✓ Can be used on the face and in fl exures ✓ For use by adults, the elderly and children ✓ It can help patients who need a simple routine to help adherence and understanding or need help to avoid the overuse of topical corticosteroids e.g. support on steroid breaks Simple to prescribe, simple to use Visit AdexGel.com for further information Reference: 1. Gallagher J., Rosher P., Walker J. and Hart V. Open-label evaluation of a novel anti-infl ammatory emollient gel in eczema and psoriasis. Data presented at the 15th EADV Spring Symposium, May 2018, Budva, Montenegro. Adex Gel ™ Presentation: White opaque gel. Uses: Highly moisturising and protective emollient with an ancillary anti-infl ammatory medicinal substance for the treatment and routine management of dry and/or infl amed skin conditions such as mild to moderate atopic dermatitis, various forms of eczema, contact dermatitis and psoriasis. Directions: Adults, the elderly and children from 1 year of age. For generalised all-over application to the skin. Apply three times daily or as often as needed. Adex Gel can be used for as long as necessary either occasionally, such as during fl ares, or continuously if the added anti-infl ammatory action is benefi cial. Seek medical advice if there is no improvement within 2-4 weeks. Contra-indications, warnings, side effects etc: Do not use if sensitive to any of the ingredients. Keep away from the eyes, inside the nostrils and mouth. Temporary tingling, itching or stinging may occur with emollients when applied to damaged skin. Such symptoms usually subside after a few days of treatment, however, if they are troublesome or persist, stop using and seek medical advice. Rarely skin irritation (mild rashes) or allergic skin reactions can occur on extremely sensitive skin, these tend to occur during or soon after the fi rst few uses and if this occurs stop treatment. As safety trials have not been conducted during pregnancy and breast-feeding, seek medical advice before using this product. Care should be taken as emollients which soak into clothing, pyjamas, bedlinen etc. can increase the fl ammability of these items. Patients should avoid these materials coming into contact with naked fl ames or lit cigarettes etc. As a precaution, dressings and clothing, etc., should be changed frequently and laundered thoroughly. Ingredients: Carbomer, glycerol, isopropyl myristate, liquid paraffi n, nicotinamide, phenoxyethanol, sorbitan laurate, trolamine, purifi ed water. Pack sizes and NHS prices: 100g tube £2.69, 500g pump pack £5.99. Legal category: Class III medical device with an ancillary medicinal substance. Further information is available from the manufacturer: Dermal Laboratories, Tatmore Place, Gosmore, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 7QR, UK. Date of preparation: August 2017. ‘Adex’ is a trademark. Adverse 11mm events should be reported to Dermal. www.dermal.co.uk Essential Information