How can I prevent nappy rash occurring?

There are many good things that you can do to prevent nappy rash! To find out more visit our nappy rash hub.

Are there any products I should avoid using on my baby if I'm also using Sudocrem to treat nappy rash?

There are no known interactions with any other products. If you are concerned, check with your health professional.

How can I tell if my baby has nappy rash?

Nappy rash normally starts with a slight redness on your baby’s bottom and upper thighs. The skin may be hot to touch and your baby might be a little sore and unhappy. To check the symptoms of nappy rash further, visit our nappy rash hub. If you have any concerns we always recommend you talk to your health professional.

How much Sudocrem should I put on?

Less is more and with Sudocrem a little goes a long way! Only apply a small amount in a thin layer and massage in using a light touch until the Sudocrem has disappeared leaving a translucent film. If the area looks white afterwards, put a little less on next time.

I have heard nappy rash creams may clog nappies, making them less effective - does this happen with Sudocrem?

If Sudocrem is applied correctly (a small amount, applied thinly), there is no evidence to suggest that it will affect a nappy’s ability to absorb urine next time.

I want to take a smaller pot of Sudocrem on holiday, can I buy a travel size?

Sudocrem Healing Cream comes in 400g, 250g, 125g, 60g and 30g tubs. The 30g tube and 60g tub is hand luggage compliant, ideal for air travel and holidays in general.

What is Sudocrem?

Sudocrem Healing Cream has been parent’s simple, effective ally for over 20 years to assist in the management of nappy rash.

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Sudocrem is a zinc-based emollient cream that soothes and protects skin. Sudocrem provides a barrier between the skin and substances known to cause irritation such as all forms of moisture but specifically urine and faeces which contain irritating chemicals.

Who makes Sudocrem?

Sudocrem Healing Cream is manufactured by Teva Pharma

What are the ingredients?

Zinc Oxide Ph. Eur., Benzyl Alcohol B.P., Benzyl Benzoate B.P., Benzyl Cinnamate, Lanolin, Purified Water, Liquid Paraffin, Paraffin wax, Beeswax, Micrcocrystalline wax, Sodium Benzoate, Linayl Acetate, Propylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Butylated Hydroxyanisole, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Lavender fragrance

Where can I buy Sudocrem?

Sudocrem Healing Cream is available from independent pharmacies, major pharmacy chains, supermarkets as well as leading baby stores. Visit our Where to Buy page to find your nearest store.