Chapter 16 -- Global Pharma-grade Synthetic Camphor Market Analysis 2013-2017 & Opportunity Assessment 2018-2028, By Application Based on the application, the pharma-grade synthetic camphor market is segmented into respiratory disorders, muscular rheumatism, counterirritant & antipruritic
and others (topical analgesic, cold sores, minor burns, antifungal, hemorrhoids, topical antitussive & expectorant, astringent, rubefacient, etc.).
benefits were seen in 14 patients, with an average decrease in itch of 86.4%.
 There are many pharmaceutical applications for camphor such as topical analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antipruritic
, anti-inflammatory, antiinfective, rubefacient, contraceptive, mild expectorant, nasal decongestant, and cough suppressant.
It is widely used as an antipruritic
to reduce itching and minor throat or mouth irritation.
(9.) Matsumoto M et al (2014) Antipruritic
effects of the probiotic strain LKM512 in adults with atopic dermatitis.
A comparison of dexamethasone, ondansetron, and dexamethasone plus ondansetron as prophylactic antiemetic and antipruritic
therapy in patients receiving intrathecal morphine for major orthopedic surgery.
Hydroxyzine additionally has an antiemetic, antipruritic
, and to some extend analgesic effects.
therapies such as antihistamines and topical cortico-steroids do not address the neuropathic origin of NP and show poor effect (6).
Steroids in this study were mainly regarded as hypolipidemic, respiratory analeptic, anti-infertility in females, antieczematic, antipruritic
, dermatologie and prostate disorders treatment agents (Table 2).
Therapies that are frequently utilized in patients consist of topical antipruritic
, oral antihistamines, tricyclic antidepressants, topical and intra lesional steroids, narrowband UVB, psoralen-UVA therapy, cryotherapy, topical vitamin D, thalidomide, ciclosporin and naltrexone and many others.5 Sheskin in 1973 initiated the use of thalidomide in PN.
Pramoxine 1% is a topical local anesthetic with antipruritic
properties that was shown in a study to reduce uremic pruritus when compared to placebo (Young et al., 2009), and is also available without a prescription.
BXP has been widely used in Asian and European countries as an antipruritic
, antidote, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory agent.