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.
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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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Translations

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

a. antipruriginoso-a, sustancia que trata o alivia la picazón.
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Antipruritic benefits were seen in 14 patients, with an average decrease in itch of 86.4%.
[6] 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.
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Hydroxyzine additionally has an antiemetic, antipruritic, and to some extend analgesic effects.
Conventional antipruritic 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.