What is pramoxine hydrochloride used for?

What is pramoxine hydrochloride used for?

Pramoxine is used to temporarily relieve pain and itching from insect bites; poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac; minor cuts, scrapes, or burns; minor skin irritation or rashes; or dry, itchy skin.

Is pramoxine the same as lidocaine?

Pramoxine is a topical (used on the skin) anesthetic (numbing agent). Topical anesthetics are chemicals that interfere with the function of the nerves that sense pain. Pramoxine may be used in persons who are allergic to other local anesthetics such as lidocaine, procaine, or benzocaine.

What is the brand name for pramoxine?

Hydrocortisone-pramoxine topical cream is available as a brand-named drug and a generic drug. Brand name: Pramosone. Hydrocortisone-pramoxine comes in four forms: topical cream, foam, lotion, and ointment.

How long does pramoxine take to work?

By temporarily numbing the skin, pramoxine hydrochloride provides temporary relief from itching caused by insect bites, minor skin irritations, sunburn and more. Clinical studies have shown that pramoxine hydrochloride begins working in as little as two minutes, and its effects last for up to eight hours.

Is pramoxine hydrochloride safe for skin?

Do not use pramoxine topical on deep skin wounds, blistered skin, severe burns, or large skin areas. Seek medical attention for more severe skin irritation or injury. Pramoxine hemorrhoid cream, lotion, foam, or medicated wipe may be used on the rectum after each bowel movement to treat hemorrhoid pain and itching.

What is the strongest anti itch medication?

Hydrocortisone: The 1 percent strength of this steroid cream, which eases itch by reducing inflammation, is in a slew of OTC itch products, such as Aveeno 1% Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch Cream, Cortizone 10 Maximum Strength Ointment, and generics.

How long can you use lidocaine cream?

Do not rub it. You may apply up to 3 Ztlido® patches at a time. Do not wear the patch for longer than 12 hours in any 24-hour period.

What is a good anti-itch cream?

Do I need a prescription for pramoxine?

You need a prescription for pramoxine-hydrocortisone.

Is pramoxine an anti inflammatory?

Epifoam (pramoxine hydrochloride and hydrocortisone acetate aerosol, foam) is a topical aerosol foam containing a corticosteroid used as an anti-inflammatory/anti-itch agent and a local anesthetic used to relieve inflammatory and itching manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive skin conditions (dermatoses).

Is pramoxine hydrochloride good for eczema?

Pramoxine is used to temporarily relieve itching and pain caused by minor skin irritation such as minor burns/cuts/scrapes, sunburn, eczema, insect bites, cold sores, or rashes from poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac.