pramoxine

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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

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.
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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.
VANCOUVER -- Pramocaine, a topical anesthetic long used in many OTC anti-itch preparations, turns out to itself be a common cause of contact sensitization, Dr.
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