antipruritic

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antipruritic

[‚an·tē·pru̇′rid·ik]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as camphor, that relieves itching.
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While rosacea is an inflammatory disorder, not an infection, drugs like ivermectin and crotamiton 10% cream (Eurax) that kill Demodex also improve rosacea, he observed.
Scabicides (Trade Names-US) Pregnancy Category * 5% permethrin cream B (Actin [R], Nix [R], Elimite [R]) 1% lindane lotion or B cream 10% crotamiton cream C or lotion (Eurax [R]) 2%-10% sulfur in C petrolatum ointments 10%-25% benzoyl None benzoate lotion 0.5% malathion lotion B (Ovide [R]) (1% shampoo is unavailable in US) Ivermectin C (Stromectol [R]) (0.8% lotion is unavailable in US) Scabicides (Trade Names-US) Dosing Schedules 5% permethrin cream Apply from neck (Actin [R], Nix [R], down; wash off after Elimite [R]) 8-14 hours.