Q: Can I use Sudocrem for anything other than diaper rash?
Although Sudocrem is the market leader in a diaper rash sector, it can also be used to treat cuts and grazes, minor burns or sunburn. Find out more here.
Q: How can I prevent diaper rash occurring?
Prevention is always better than cure and, in theory, diaper rash would never occur if baby’s bottom was always cool, dry and completely protected from irritants and infection. Although this is not practicable, we recommend a number of ways to help prevent diaper rash. Find out more here.
Q: How can I tell if my baby has diaper rash?
You can recognise diaper rash in a number of ways, such as skin in the diaper area can become sore, spotty and hot to touch. diaper rash will normally start with a slight redness in the diaper area and areas such as the buttocks and upper thighs can become red and moist. Find out more here.
Q: How much Sudocrem do I need to apply?
The general rule is to use a small amount and apply in a thin layer. Massage in small circular movements until the Sudocrem has disappeared leaving a translucent film. If this does not cover the affected area apply a little more – Remember a little really does go a long way.
If the area stays white after application, too much has been applied.
Q: I have heard diaper rash creams may clog nappies, making them less effective - does this happen with Sudocrem?
If Sudocrem is applied correctly (i.e. a small amount applied thinly), there is no evidence to suggest that it will have a negativeeffect on the ability of nappies to absorb urine.
Q: I would like to take a smaller pot of Sudocrem on holiday, so what sizes can I purchase? (Applies to UK and Ireland only)
Sudocrem is available in 400g, 250g, 125g and 60g tubs. It is also available in a 30g tube which is very handy to take on holidays.
Q: What is diaper rash?
Diaper rash can also be a common cause of unhappy, crying babies. As many as one in four babies will suffer from diaper rash at one time or another and babies can be more susceptible during teething, when changing from breast to bottle feeding, or when starting on solid foods. Find out more here.
Q: What is Sudocrem?
Sudocrem has been clinically proven in the management of diaper rash, which helps soothe, heal and protect your baby's delicate skin. It is made up in a base with water-repellent properties which form a protective barrier, therefore helping to stop any irritants (urine and stools) coming into contact with the skin. In addition, the emollient effect of Sudocrem can help to soothe sore inflamed skin whilst leaving the skin feeling soft. Find out more here.
Q: What should I do to treat diaper rash?
If your baby develops diaper rash, then you need to soothe the soreness and ensure that the skin heals as soon as possible. This is where Sudocrem can help, plus it will protect the skin from further attack by irritants or infection. Find out more here.
Q: Where can I purchase Sudocrem?
Sudocrem is available from independent pharmacies, major pharmacy chains, supermarkets and selected children's department stores nationwide.
Q: Who makes Sudocrem?
Sudocrem is manufactured in by Forest Tosara Ltd, one of the companies making up Forest Laboratories Europe. Find out more here.
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