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
Translations

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

a. antipruriginoso-a, sustancia que trata o alivia la picazón.
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Between 2010 and 2015, one new oral medication was tested using a series of clinical trials and was approved for use as an antipruritic (anti-itching) drug in dogs.
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Blood culture samples were sent to the laboratory and supportive therapies, including IV fluids, antipyretics, and antipruritic drugs, were started.
Today it is frequently used as a prescription or non-prescription topical antitussive, analgesic, anesthetic and antipruritic agent.