Pharmacotherapeutic group: antihistamine for local use.
1 g of gel contains 10 mg of diphenhydramine hydrochloride.
Skin and mucosal itching of various etiology (allergic skin reactions, sun-burns and first-grade thermal burns, insect stings, urticaria, pruritic eczema, varicella).
The active substance of the gel - diphenhydramine hydrochloride - is the first generation histamine H1 receptor blocker with marked antihistamine activity. Diphenhydramine hydrochloride reduces itching, oedema and hyperemia (redness). It also has marked antiallergic and local anesthetic effect. The excipient added to gel – lidocaine hydrochloride - is a local anesthetic, which reduces pain associated with itching.
Doses and mode of administration
A thin layer of the gel should be applied on the itching area 3 to 4 times a day and rubbed into the skin. It is recommended to use the gel for a maximum of 7 days. If it is necessary to use the gel for a longer period of time, consult the doctor.
Package type and content
30 g of gel in the aluminum tube.
Consult a doctor or pharmacist regarding the administration of the medicinal product!
Carefully read the patient information leaflet or information on the package!