What is Oilatum?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Emollients topical

Oilatum is an emollient that contains light liquid paraffin. It is used for dry skin conditions.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oilatum

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Oilatum

Dosage Patients
- as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Oilatum

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
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Duration

Currently taking Oilatum

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Oilatum

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0
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2 patient evaluations for Oilatum

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Apr 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for eczema)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2012 (Started Aug 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for psoriasis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Aug 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for psoriasis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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