Soolantra Availability Across Europe (Vastreka in Italy)


As announced in March, Soolantra has been approved for sale in Europe.

The official prescribing information for Soolantra in the EEA has been published.

The names are all pretty obvious – making it clear why Galderma would invent a new name for their product. The only exception is that Soolantra will be known as Vastreka in Itay.

  • Austria, Denmark, Germany, Portugal : Soolantra 10 mg/g Creme
  • Belgium, Luxemburg: Soolantra 10 mg/g crème Soolantra 10 mg/g Creme
  • Bulgaria: Soolantra 10 mg/g Крем
  • Cyprus, Greece: Soolantra 10 mg/g Κρέμα
  • Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia: Soolantra 10 mg/g krém
  • Estonia: Soolantra 10 mg/g kreem
  • Finland: Soolantra 10 mg/g emulsiovoide
  • France, Netherlands: Soolantra10 mg/g crème
  • Iceland, Norway, Poland: Soolantra 10 mg/g krem
  • Ireland, United Kingdom: Soolantra 10 mg/g cream
  • Italy: Vastreka 10 mg/g Crema
  • Latvia: Soolantra 10 mg/g krēms
  • Lithuania: Soolantra 10 mg/g kremas
  • Malta: Soolantra 10 mg/g krema
  • Romania: Soolantra 10 mg/g Cremă
  • Spain: Soolantra 10 mg/g crema
  • Sweden: Soolantra 10 mg/g kräm

Soolantra Active Ingredients

One gram of cream contains 10 mg of ivermectin.

Soolantra Inactive Ingredients

glycerol, isopropyl palmitate, carbomer copolymer, dimeticone, disodium edetate, citric acid monohydrate, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, macrogol cetostearyl ether, sorbitan stearate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), phenoxyethanol, propylene glycol, oleyl alcohol, sodium hydroxide, purified water

Soolantra may be supplied in tubes of size 2, 15, 30, 45 or 60 grams of cream. After first opening of the tube, use the product within 8 weeks.

Possible Soolantra Irritants

Soolantra contains:

  • Cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis),
  • Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and propyl parahydroxybenzote (E216) which may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed),
  • Propylene glycol which may cause skin irritation

Soolantra Side Effects

Common side effect (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)

  • Burning feeling of the skin

Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)

  • Irritation of the skin
  • Itching of the skin
  • Dry Skin

See the full Patient Information for Soolantra in the EEA.

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