antipruritic


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antipruritic

 [an″te-, an″ti-proo-rit´ik]
1. preventing or relieving itching.
2. an agent that so acts.

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prū-rit'ik),
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.

antipruritic

(ăn′tē-pro͝o-rĭt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or relieving itching.
n.
An antipruritic drug.

antipruritic

adjective Relieving or preventing itching.
 
noun An agent that prevents or relieves itching.

antipruritic

adjective Relieving or preventing itching noun An agent that prevents or relieves itching

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prūr-it'ik)
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.

antipruritic

Any drug or other treatment effective in relieving itching.

an·ti·pru·rit·ic

(an'tē-prūr-it'ik)
1. Preventing or relieving itching.
2. An agent that relieves itching.
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The aims of this study are (1) to investigate the feasibility of a large-scale randomised clinical trial to test the antipruritic effect of acupuncture treatment compared with a sham acupuncture in patients with AD; (2) to identify the optimal dose and schedule of acupuncture treatment and to identify outcome measures that will reflect symptoms changes; and (3) to discover biomarkers that may be associated with the therapeutic effects of acupuncture.
A member of the research team assigned these medications to one of 12 categories: topical antihistamines, topical soaps (eg, Zanfel or Tecnu), topical astringents, other topical antipruritics, topical aloe vera, topical bleach, low-potency topical corticosteroids, moderate-potency topical corticosteroids, high-potency topical corticosteroids, oral antihistamines, oral corticosteroids, and parenteral corticosteroids.
This substance has been used for centuries as antipruritic, topical vasodilatator, inducer of miscarriage, aphrodisiac, contraceptive, anti-common cold drug, moth repellent, inhibitor of lactation and antiseptic.
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A mixture of alpha- and beta-amyrins isolated from the resin of a medicinal plant Protium heptaphyllum demonstrated antipruritic effect in mice against scratching behavior induced by dextran T40 and compound 48/80.
The results support the idea that mast cells and H Ghistamine receptors are not the primary sites of the antipruritic action of G.
Modern management consists of anti-inflammatory, occasionally antiseptic, as well as antipruritic therapies to address the epidermal barrier as well as immunomodulation or infection.
Targeting the neurokinin receptor 1 with aprepitant: A novel antipruritic strategy.
Its leaves have been used in traditional medicine as an anti-emetic, for the treatment of gonorrhea, as a gargle to cure sore throats, as laxative, as antipruritic, as antipyretic agent, for the treatment of oral tumors, dysentery, jaundice and hepatic diseases (Caceres et al., 1990; Shilpi et al., 2006).
Atrapro antipruritic hydrogel is indicated to relieve the itch, pain and burning associated with atopic and radiation dermatitis and other dermaroses.