Bentoquatam | definition of bentoquatam by Medical dictionary
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bentoquatam /ben·to·qua·tam/ (ben´to-kwah″tam) a topical skin protectant used to prevent or reduce allergic contact dermatitis resulting from contact with urushiol (poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac).
a topical skin protectant used to prevent or reduce allergic contact dermatitis from contact with poison ivy, oak, and sumac.
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is the active ingredient in IvyBlock lotion, the only FDA-approved product that can prevent rashes from poison ivy, oak and sumac.
Before possible exposure, use an over-the-counter skin-care product containing bentoquatam
(IvyBlock) to prevent or reduce absorption of urushiol.
IvyBlock is the only product available today that contains the active ingredient bentoquatam
that creates an absorbent barrier to block the allergenic oil found in the sap of poisonous plants from being absorbed by the skin.