antipruritic


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antipruritic

[‚an·tē·pru̇′rid·ik]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as camphor, that relieves itching.
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This itching cannot be fully suppressed by conventional antipruritic agents such as antihistamines, and development of effective drugs has long been awaited.
Atrapro[TM] Antipruritic Hydrogel is indicated to relieve the itch, pain, and burning associated with various dermatoses, including atopic and radiation dermatitis.
Jeffrey Day, President & CEO of Quinnova, said, "I believe Atrapro[TM] Antipruritic Hydrogel is an exciting and significant advancement in the management of atopic dermatitis and other pruritic dermatoses.
To date, conventional antipruritic agents have not proven fully effective in treating this condition.
The antipruritic effects of the diets containing German chamomile on the compound 48/80-induced scratching in ddY mice were examined.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 2, 2005 - (JCNN) - Maruho and TORAY signed an agreement on October 31on the joint development of TRK-820, a candidate compound discovered by TORAY's Pharmaceutical Research Laboratory which a kappa opioid receptor agonist with a different mechanism from existing antipruritic agents like antihistamine.
WASHINGTON -- Antipruritic therapy in patients with atopic dermatitis should combine peripherally acting anti-inflammatories, immunomodulating agents, moisturizers, and centrally-acting inhibitors, Dr.
Dithranol ointment is intended to treat different types of psoriasis, such as plaque psoriasis, guttate psoriasis and hypertrophy psoriasis; -- Antipruritic tincture is intended to soothe itchy skin and reduce inflammation; it can also be used for infection and bruises; -- Antiasthma cream is intended to treat cough, asthma and chronic bronchitis; and -- Levofloxacin Lactate injection is used to treat moderate to severe respiratory system, urinary system, and digestive system infections, as well as soft skin tissue infections.
Coupled with an oral antipruritic agent, it provides very good relief.
Products include ESTRASORB(R), its topical emulsion for estrogen therapy, Nestabs(R), NovaNatal(R) and NovaStart(R), a line of prescription prenatal vitamins, Gynodiol(R) (estradiol tablets, USP), an oral form of estrogen therapy, AVC(TM) Cream (sulfanilamide vaginal cream) for vaginal infections and Analpram HC(R), a prescription corticosteroid and antipruritic product for hemorrhoids.
Products include ESTRASORB(R), its topical emulsion for estrogen therapy, NovaNatal(R), NovaStart(R) and Nestabs(R), a line of prescription prenatal vitamins, Gynodiol(R) (estradiol tablets, USP), an oral form of estrogen therapy, AVC(TM) Cream (sulfanilamide vaginal cream) for vaginal infections and Analpram HC(R), a prescription corticosteroid and antipruritic product for hemorrhoids.