Dermatology Handbook

The professional's guide to product selection

Galderma (UK)

Galderma (UK)
Meriden House
67-71 Clarendon Road
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Galderma (UK) Products



Acnecide is a 5% preparation of benzoyl peroxide, which is an established and effective keratolytic agent with antibacterial properties. It has been shown to be effective in reducing the local populat…

Aktilite CL128 Lamp

The Aktilite CL128 lamp with light-emitting diodes (LEDs) is intended for use in photodynamic therapy in combination with Metvix (methyl aminolevulinate) cream 160mg/g. The LED array is placed in a re…

Calmurid Cream

Calmurid contains urea at a concentration of 10% and has keratolytic, antimicrobial, antipruritic and hydrating effects on the skin. Lactic acid also has keratolytic, hydrating and antimicrobial prope…

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

A mild formulation that gently moisturises and removes unwanted impurities, without stripping the skin's natural protective oils and emollients, or upsetting the pH balance. Soothing and fragrance fre…

Cetaphil Moisturising Cream

Cetaphil Moisturising Cream

Designed to soften and soothe, this non-greasy, non-irritating and fragrance-free formulation is ideal for dry and sensitive skin. It does not block pores and absorbs quickly, locking in the moisture …

Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion

Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion

The lotion enhances the skin's moisture-protection system and helps restore the natural protective barrier. Its unique formula gives rapid, effective hydration and treats the dryness associated with s…

Cetaphil Restoraderm Skin Restoring Body Wash

Cetaphil Restoraderm Skin Restoring Body Wash

The body wash includes skin-nourishing oils in a soap-free foaming wash that gently cleanses without irritation or drying of skin. The wash contains innovative ingredients to preserve moisture content…


Adapalene is a retinoid-like compound that has been demonstrated to have anti-inflammatory properties


Efracea contains doxycycline, an antibacterial that has been shown to inhibit neutrophil activity and several pro-inflammatory reactions, including those associated with phospholipase A2, endogenous n…

Epiduo Gel

Epiduo contains a combination of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide. Adapalene is a retinoid-like compound that is a potent modulator of cellular differentiation and keratinisation and has anti-inflammato…


Etrivex contains clobetasol propionate, which has anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, and vasoconstrictive properties. It is a short contact formulation to be applied for 15 minutes to a dry scalp. …


Loceryl is a topical antimycotic that contains amorolfine belonging to a new chemical class its fungicidal action is based on an alteration of the fungal cell membrane, targeted primarily on sterol bi…


Metrogel contains 0.75% metronidazole, which is a topical antibacterial

Metvix Cream

After topical application of Metvix (methyl aminolevulinate), porphyrins accumulate intracellularly in the treated skin lesions. The intracellular porphyrins (including PplX) are photoactive, fluoresc…


Brimonidine is a highly selective alpha2-adrenergic receptor agonist that is 1000-fold more selective for the alpha2-adrenergic receptor than the alpha1-adrenergic receptor.

Cutaneous facial applicat…


Nutraplus is a moisturising and protective cream containing urea, a recognised hydrating agent that has been widely used topically to treat dry or damaged skin


Rozex contains 0.75% metroniazole, an antiprotozoal and antibacterial agent that is active against a wide range of pathogenic microorganisms. The mechanisms of action of metronidazole in rosacea are u…


Silkis contains calcitriol which inhibits the proliferation and stimulates differentiation of keratinocytes. Calcitriol inhibits proliferation of T cells and normalises the production of various infla…


Ivermectin is a member of the avermectin class. Avermectin has anti-inflammatory effects by inhibiting lipopolysaccharide-induced production of inflammatory cytokines. Anti-inflammatory properties of …

Tetralysal 300

Tetralysal contains 408mg of lymecycline, equivalent to 300mg tetracycline base. Tetracyclines provide bacteriostatic action at the available plasma and tissue concentrations and are effective against…