Emulsifying ointment is used as a moisturiser or soap substitute for washing (other soaps may dry out the skin). It leaves a thin film of ointment on the skin to prevent water loss.
If your doctor has prescribed emulsifying ointment for you as a:
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.