antipruritic

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an·ti·pru·rit·ic

 (ăn′tē-pro͝o-rĭt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or relieving itching.
n.
An antipruritic drug.

antipruritic

(ˌæntɪprʊəˈrɪtɪk)
adj
acting against or preventing itching
n
a substance that relieves or prevents itching
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Noun1.antipruritic - a substance that relieves or prevents itching
local anaesthetic, local anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, local - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
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an·ti·pru·rit·ic

a. antipruriginoso-a, sustancia que trata o alivia la picazón.
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This means that it will include various combinations of topical or oral anti-pruritic medications, control of secondary infections and parasites, allergen avoidance when possible, and in some cases, allergy hyposensitization ("allergy shots").
In medicine, it is most commonly used as topical antitussive, analgesic, anesthesic and anti-pruritic (1).
Sertaconazole nitrate is an imidazole topical antifungal agent that exhibits a unique profile of antifungal, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory, anti-pruritic effects with broad spectrum activity for many fungal infections.

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