What is Cetraben Emmolient?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Generic name: Emollients topical

Cetraben emollient cream is made from a mixture of white soft paraffin and liquid paraffin with water, to produce a thick moisturiser. It works by providing a layer of oil on the surface of the skin to prevent water evaporating from the skin surface.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Eczema 1 0
Itching 1 2
Psoriasis 1 0
Skin eruptions 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cetraben Emmolient

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Cetraben Emmolient

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Cetraben Emmolient

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Cetraben Emmolient


Currently taking Cetraben Emmolient

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Cetraben Emmolient

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cetraben Emmolient.