pramoxine, Itch-X, PrameGel, and others

  • Medical Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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GENERIC NAME: pramoxine

BRAND NAME: Itch-X, PrameGel, Orax, Sarna Sensitive, and others

DISCONTINUED BRAND: Anti-Itch

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

PRESCRIPTION: No

USES: Pramoxine is used for the temporary relief of pain and itching associated with:

SIDE EFFECTS: In some patients, pramoxine may act as a "sensitizer," and:

PREPARATIONS:

  • Topical Cream: 1%.
  • Topical Gel: 1%.
  • Topical Lotion: 1%.
  • Topical Spray: 1%
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/22/2016
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