pramoxine - topical, Caladryl, Tronolane
GENERIC NAME: PRAMOXINE - TOPICAL (pram-OX-een)
BRAND NAME(S): Caladryl, Tronolane
USES: Pramoxine is used to treat itching and pain caused by lip or skin irritations such as minor burns/cuts/scrapes, sunburn, insect bites, or rashes from poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac. Some products containing pramoxine are also used for relief of pain, soreness, burning, itching, or discomfort from hemorrhoids or other disorders in the anal area (e.g., inflammation, irritation, fissures).Pramoxine belongs to a class of drugs known as local anesthetics. It works on nerves in the skin to block or reduce the feeling of pain and itching.Use of pramoxine for lip or skin irritation is not recommended in children younger than 2 years unless directed by the doctor.Use of pramoxine for hemorrhoids or other anal disorders is not recommended in children younger than 12 years unless directed by the doctor.
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