antipruritic

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antipruritic

[‚an·tē·pru̇′rid·ik]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as camphor, that relieves itching.
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Growth in sales of anti-itch treatments outpaced the overall category expansion, with sales up nearly 1.
US Organic Group, a United States-based company that aims to provide products using only natural and organic ingredients, has developed an over-the-counter organic anti-itch ointment, Anti Itchbalm, it was reported yesterday.
Targeting the nerve cells may pave the way for new anti-itch therapies, the researchers say.
TREAT IT: Cool baths, airing affected areas and anti-itch products, such as Lanacane Cream (pounds 2.
Toray licenses German firm to sell anti-itch treatment in Europe
One such little-noticed category is anti-itch products, which while admittedly will never be as gigantic a sales generator as pain relievers or cough-and-cold remedies, nevertheless still has the potential to build stronger revenues in supermarkets.
Antibiotics may be prescribed in severe cases, and anti-itch medicine is helpful.
The diet sounds good but I'd advise adding EFAs (essential fatty acids), which improve skin and coat condition and have anti-itch properties.
Choose from Skin Care Soap, Safflower Body Lotion and Starflower Anti-Itch Cream.
Its anti-itch properties are powerful enough that normal patients may develop pruritus upon stopping the drug.
He now carries only a tube of anti-itch cream and an inhaler to meets and monitors his diet to avoid foods such as fish with high acid contents.