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Antipruritic (On the skin)

Treats itchy skin caused by psoriasis, seborrhea, dandruff, or other conditions. Some forms of this medicine treat scaling and dry skin, which may cause itching.

Brand Name(s):

Al-12, Allegra Intensive Relief, Allegra Rapid Relief, AmLactin, Amlactin Distribution Pack, Anti-Itch, Anti-Itch Cream, Aveeno Anti-Itch, Balnetar, Banophen, Benadryl, Benadryl Extra Strength Itch Stopping Cream, Benadryl Itch Relief Stick, Benadryl Itch Stopping Gel, Calagel

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients.

How to Use This Medicine:

Oil, Spray, Shampoo, Soap, Liquid, Gel/Jelly, Ointment, Cream, Lotion

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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