antipruritic

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antipruritic

[‚an·tē·pru̇′rid·ik]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as camphor, that relieves itching.
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As with all TriCalm products, TriCalm Clinical Repair Cream is free of topical steroids, which are found in many common over-the-counter anti-itch products, and provides itch relief without the unwanted side effects associated with steroid-based creams, such as skin thinning and discoloration.
In addition, the moisturizers and vitamins A, C and E in Allegra Anti-Itch Cream help soothe the skin, and the allantoin protects the skin while it gets back to normal after scratching.
The new findings are important because they provide a target for anti-itch medications, Lerner said.
The book includes tips on how to prepare the yard or campground before using, how to eliminate chiggers from house plants, how to take care of clothes after exposure to chiggers, what repellents to use, where to find natural anti-itch ingredients and more.
The diet sounds good but I'd advise adding EFAs (essential fatty acids), which improve skin and coat condition and have anti-itch properties.
Its anti-itch properties are powerful enough that normal patients may develop pruritus upon stopping the drug.
Your kit can include basics like bandages, aspirin and anti-itch cream, but should also include an adequate supply of any prescription medication you may take.
To relieve the itching and pain of the sting, doctors recommend applying an anti-itch medication.
Nardone suggests Vagisil Anti-Itch Cream, and to always sport cotton underwear.
Earth's Care Natural Products -- natural personal care products formulated for acne treatment, triple action pain relieving ointments, anti-itch and arthritis creams and muscle and joint rubs.
There is no hard evidence for the use of the anti-itch preparation Crotramiton, and the drugs bible, the British National Formulary (BNF), notes that "it is of uncertain value".
Sales of first aid treatments, including anti-itch creams and first aid ointments, in food, drug and mass-market outlets (excluding Walmart) rose 1.