MPS Cream

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Mucopolysaccharide polysulfate (MPS) cream is a heparinoid-containing product. Besides superficial phlebitis, tired legs and skin contusion (e.g. bruises), MPS cream has been widely used as an effective moisturiser to manage a variety of skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, post-operative ecchymosis and edema. For this, the cream needs to present low toxicity and irritability, but also needs to display excellent spreading and non-tacky behaviour.
Concept Highlights
  • MPS is a very versatile ingredient, with anti-inflammatory effects on PGE2, anticoagulant properties, thrombolytic activity, and anti-exudative effects. 
  • Enhanced skin feel and superb spreadability.
  • Correct choice of excipients and order of addition are crucial for this formulation.
  • The special grade of white petrolatum offers superior silky skin feeling.
  • The formulation has excellent spreadability and is therefore suitable for use when large areas of the skin are affected.
  • Cream formulations usually offer better moisturising effects than gel formulas due to better absorption.