pramoxine/hydrocortisone - topical, Pramosone
GENERIC NAME: PRAMOXINE/HYDROCORTISONE - TOPICAL (pram-OX-een/hi-dro-KOR-tih-sown)
BRAND NAME(S): Pramosone
USES: Pramoxine is an anesthetic used on the skin to relieve minor pain, itching, and discomfort. Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid that reduces redness, swelling, and itching. This combination medication is used to treat certain skin conditions such as eczema, rash, scrapes, insect bites, or minor burns.This combination product for the skin is available in different strengths and forms (e.g., creams, ointments, and gels). The type of medication used depends on the location of your condition and the type of skin problem being treated. Creams are the most frequently used form. Ointments may be better suited for dry areas and when a stronger effect or skin protection is desired. Gels may be more drying.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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