ALGESAL Cream

Active ingredients: Diethylamine salicylate

Product name and form

Algesal.

Pharmaceutical Form

Off white, lavender-scented cream.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each tube of Algesal contains Diethylamine Salicylate 10%w/w.

Excipient(s) with known effects:

Lavandin composition (Contains d-limonene & Linalool) 0.10% w/w.

For a full list of excipients see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient
Description

Diethylamine salicylate is a topical analgesic, with the anti-inflammatory properties of salicylates. It is believed to exert cortisone-like action, stimulating the pituitary-adrenal axis, exerting an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect.

List of Excipients

Ethylene glycol stearate
Glycerol monostearate
Stearic acid
Triethanolamine
Petrolatum
Light liquid paraffin
Microcrystalline wax
Lavandin composition
Purified water

Pack sizes and marketing

50g: Aluminium tube with a white HDPE screw cap.

100g: Aluminium tube with a white HDPE screw cap.

Marketing authorization holder

Thornton & Ross Limited, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 00240/0342

21/02/2006

Drugs

Drug
Countries
United Kingdom