Product Information

Registration Status: Active

URECARE CREAM 10% W/W is approved to be sold in Singapore with effective from 1990-12-03. It is marketed by APEX PHARMA MARKETING PTE LTD, with the registration number of SIN03983P.

This product contains Urea 10% w/w in the form of CREAM. It is approved for TOPICAL use.

This product is manufactured by ORION LABORATORIES PTY LTD in AUSTRALIA.

It is an Over-the-counter Medicine that can be freely obtained from any retailer



A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids. [PubChem]


  • 10% hydrate skin
  • 15% accelerate fibrin degradation
  • 20-30% are antipruritic, break down keratin, decrease the thickness of the stratum corneum and are used in scaling conditions such as ichthysosis
  • 40% are proteolytic and may be used to dissolve and peel dystrophic nails

[Patient Self Care, 2010]

Active Ingredient/Synonyms

Urea | Urea |

Source of information: Drugbank (External Link). Last updated on: 3rd July 18. *Trade Name used in the content below may not be the same as the HSA-registered product.


  1. Health Science Authority of Singapore - Reclassified POM
  2. Drugbank