It is used to treat and prevent infections caused due to minor superficial burns. It provides immediate relief in burn injury as it acts as an effective first-aid treatment option for 1st degree burns. Any burn that occurred due to contact with hot objects or fluids, steam, or sun exposure causes mild burn known as the first-degree burn. In these types of burns, only the outer layer of skin is affected causing mild pain, redness, and swelling. The cream also helps to lower the risk of skin infections and promotes quick healing.
It contains aminacrine HCL and cetrimide as active ingredients which are known to have antimicrobial and antiseptic properties. Aminacrine HCL works as an antimicrobial agent that is applied topically. It helps in the prevention and treatment of infections during the treatment of burns. Cetrimide is known to exert antibacterial action on bacteria. It has bacterial efficacy against gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms. This is the reason it is also used as an antiseptic agent in case of minor cuts and abrasion.
First and second-degree burns covering less than three inches diameter of the skin can be managed at home. However, you may need to visit a hospital in case of severe burn injury. This cream is known to be safe and can be used by anyone. However, if you are allergic to any of its ingredients, it is wise to consult your doctor before using it. Keep it away from children to prevent any unwanted use. Use this cream on a regular basis for effective results.