antipruritics


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antipruritics

Used to reduce or prevent itching of the skin or mucous membranes.
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At the meeting, he described the treatment options for AD as the four points of a tetrahedron: anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, antipruritics, and moisturization.
A member of the research team assigned these medications to one of 12 categories: topical antihistamines, topical soaps (eg, Zanfel or Tecnu), topical astringents, other topical antipruritics, topical aloe vera, topical bleach, low-potency topical corticosteroids, moderate-potency topical corticosteroids, high-potency topical corticosteroids, oral antihistamines, oral corticosteroids, and parenteral corticosteroids.
Local lesions can be treated with antipruritics e.g.
Both males and females are more open to consulting dermatologists or pharmacists and to purchase antifungals, antipruritics and antiparasitics to treat themselves rather than avoiding treatment due to social stigma, which has shifted towards being unhealthy.
Other key brands include the leading antipruritics brand Foille by Sanofi-Aventis, Pevaryl by Janssen-Cilag, which is present in both topical antifungals and vaginal antifungals, and Proctolyn by Recordati, which is the top ranking brand in haemorrhoid treatments.
Prescriptions include outpatient medications, analgesics, and antipruritics, as well as dressing change supplies.
This regimen can include a variety of medications, such as acetaminophen, NSAIDs, opioids, antispasmodics, antipruritics, antiemetics, and agents that prevent constipation.
Antiparasitics/Lice (Head and Body) Treatments, Antipruritics, Cold Sore Treatments, Haemorrhoid Treatments, Hair Loss Treatments, Medicated Shampoos, Nappy (Diaper) Rash Treatments, Paediatric Dermatologicals, Topical Allergy Remedies/Antihistamines, Topical Antifungals, Topical Germicidals/Antiseptics, Vaginal Antifungals.
They based this recommendation on various nephrology references recommending that clients receiving FFP as replacement fluid for TPE receive a combination of antipruritics, steroids, and antipyretics (Craig, Harty, & Williams, 2008; Daugirdas, Blake, & Ing, 2007; Ward, 2011).
These anti-itch ingredients are called antipruritics.
Scratching further irritates the skin and some over-the-counter (OTC) antipruritics can cause contact dermatitis.