Frequently Asked Questions



Does Dexeryl contain sunscreen/UV filters?

No, Dexeryl does not have any added sunscreen/UV filters. For sun protection, please apply sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more after you moisturise with Dexeryl, as directed by your doctor.

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Does Dexeryl CONTAIN any fragrance/perfume?

No, Dexeryl is fragrance free.

Does Dexeryl contain corticosteroids?

Dexeryl does not contain any corticosteroids or anti-inflammatory drugs.


How many times per day should I apply Dexeryl?

Once or twice daily or more if needed.


When is Dexeryl contra-indicated?

Dexeryl should not be used by people who are allergic to any of the ingredients.

Before using in conjunction with other topically applied products, ask a healthcare professional for advice. Not all products may be compatible with each other.

Is Dexeryl suitable for infants/babies?

Yes, Dexeryl is suitable from birth. We suggest you test first for individual suitability.

Can I use Dexeryl while pregnant or breastfeeding?

There are no known harmful effects if used by pregnant or breastfeeding women, but as with all products, we recommend asking your doctor before commencing use during pregnancy/breastfeeding.

Is Dexeryl suitable for elderly?

Yes, but we suggest you check the ingredients list and test before use for individual suitability.

Is Dexeryl suitable for patients treated with anticancer therapies?

There are no known harmful effects if used by patients with cancer, but as with all products, we recommend asking your doctor before commencing use.

Not all products may be compatible with each other, so please ask your doctor.

Is Dexeryl suitable on wounds?

No, Dexeryl should not be used on wounds.

Is Dexeryl suitable for sensitive or intolerant skin?

Yes. Dexeryl has been especially formulated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of dry skin, and notably in the context of particular skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis or ichthyosis.

Can I use Dexeryl on my face?

You can use Dexeryl on your face and your body.

Can I use Dexeryl after the expiry date?

No, as we cannot ensure the safety or efficacy of the product after its expiry date.

How long should I use it for?

Dexeryl can be used for as long as needed, or as recommended by your doctor.

Can I use Dexeryl as a cleanser?

Dexeryl has not been tested as a cleanser, therefore we cannot provide any recommendation. Please speak to your doctor.


Are there any precautions for use?

Dexeryl is a product for external use, it should not be swallowed and should not be applied to wounds, or near the eyes. It must be kept out of reach of children.


Is Dexeryl easy to apply?

Yes, Dexeryl has a nice texture which applies easily.

I just have dry skin, I don’t suffer from eczema, can I still use Dexeryl?

Yes, it suitable for use for normal skin type.

Dexeryl has proven to relieve skin suffering from dryness to severe dryness associated or not with eczema.

Can Dexeryl be used on red and itchy skin?

Dexeryl can be used for the relief of symptoms such as redness, itching due to skin dryness. Dexeryl should not be applied on wounds. For any other application, ask your doctor.

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How should Dexeryl be stored?

Dexeryl cream should not be stored above 30°C. It should not be used after the expiry date stated on the pack.

Where can I purchase Dexeryl?

You can buy Dexeryl products in pharmacies across Australia, please use the store locator: on our web-page, to find the nearest pharmacy in your area.

Is Dexeryl tested on animals?

No, our manufacturing and testing processes are completely free from animal testing, and we only source ingredients that have not been tested on animals.