pramoxine

pramoxine

 [pră-mok´sēn]
a local anesthetic applied topically as the hydrochloride salt for temporary relief of pain and pruritus associated with skin and anorectal disorders.

pramoxine

/pra·mox·ine/ (pră-mok´sēn) a local anesthetic applied topically as the hydrochloride salt for temporary relief of pain and pruritus associated with skin and anorectal disorders.

pramoxine

Pramocaine, a local anaesthetic drug used as a surface application in conjunction with HYDROCORTISONE to treat irritating haemorrhoids. A brand name for the combination is Proctofoam HC.

pramoxine, pramocaine

a topical anesthetic.
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Pramocaine, also known as pramoxine, is an ingredient in Gold Bond cream, some forms of calamine lotion, hemorrhoid relief products, and other OTC antipruritic agents.
Their actions are not tied to direct local pain-killing as with topical anesthetics like benzocaine or pramoxine.
The VetTrust (TM) Medicated Hot Spot & Itch Relief Spray formulation of hydrocortisone and pramoxine provides rapid relief of pain, itching and reduced inflammation associated with hot spots.
Local anesthetics are given by injection or topically, and include benzocaine, bupivacaine (Marcaine, Sensorcaine), chloroprocaine (Nesacaine), camphor, dibucaine (Nuper-cainal), levobupivacaine (Chirocaine), lidocaine (Xylocaine, Octocaine), mepivacaine (Carbocaine, Polocaine), pramoxine, prilocaine (Citanest), procaine (Novocaine), ropivacaine (Naropin), and tetracaine (Pontocaine).
Examples include local anesthetics, such as benzocaine and pramoxine, which relieve itching and irritation from insect bites, and skin-whitening agents, including arbutin, kojic acid and hydroquinone, which reduce melanin content in the skin.
CollaGenex's professional dermatology sales force also markets Alcortin(R) (1% iodoquinol and 2% hydrocortisone), a prescription topical antifungal steroid combination, and Novacort(R) (2% hydrocortisone acetate and 1% pramoxine HCl), a prescription topical steroid and anesthetic.
Alcortin(TM) (1% iodoquinol and 2% hydrocortisone), a prescription topical antifungal steroid combination, and Novacort(TM) (2% hydrocortisone acetate and 1% pramoxine HCl), a prescription topical steroid and anesthetic.
Maximum Strength Vagisil anti-itch medicated wipes contain Vagisil's odor-blocking technology and the maximum strength anti-itch active ingredient, pramoxine hydrochloride, to relieve intense, burning feminine itch.
Some of the more common ingredients are benzocaine, dibucaine, lidocaine, pramoxine, and butamben.
Features pramoxine HCl for proven pain relief that works on contact to provide immediate relief
It contains pramoxine HCl, an analgesic, as well as sodium hyaluronate, lecithin and glycerin.
Pramoxine HCL - advanced analgesic that alleviates sensitivity to lip soreness, pain and itchiness, without a medicated flavor and scent.