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Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a Wikt:sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to class...
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Benadryl 46,578 Hydrocortisone 13,141 Prednisone 9,435
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Other name: Unisom (Unisom)
Other name: Aveeno (Aveeno)
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Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl...
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Pramocaine (International Nonproprietary Name and British Approved Name, also known as pramoxine) is a topical anesthetic used as an antipruritic.The popular itch cream Gold Bond uses pramocaine hydrochloride to numb sensitive skin as well as does ...
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Freckles
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Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl...
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Pramocaine (International Nonproprietary Name and British Approved Name, also known as pramoxine) is a topical anesthetic used as an antipruritic.The popular itch cream Gold Bond uses pramocaine hydrochloride to numb sensitive skin as well as does ...
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and bumps. It's really stinky though. Benedryl helps...
" ...has spread to my legs. Caladryl lotion has helped, and I have ...capsules to rub on my belly which has reduced the redness and bumps. It's really stinky though. Benedryl helps me sleep at nig... "

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Sharon- I took Benadryl last night and it helped with the...
" ...took Benadryl last night and it helped with the itching. I also put Caladryl lotion on my back which helped some since it has an analgesic in it. I think some people on here went on Neurontin and... "

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Doc told me to take benedryl and that it was ok to...
" ...this morning I had a rash all over my neck ears ...It was spreading. Doc told me to take benedryl and that it was ok to take caladryl its kept me sleeping All d... "

the hives (so, I'm allergic to benadryl when given in large...
" ...be careful about giving benadryl by mouth AND topically. ...a kid, my parents gave me benadryl by mouth and put caladryl lotion on my chicken ...hives (so, I'm allergic to benadryl when g... "

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doctor said to sparingly use Benadryl to help me sleep and...
" ...Friday and I've been miserable ever since. My doctor said to sparingly use Benadryl to help me sleep and Caladryl topically. It hasn't helped at all which is why I'm awake right... "

surgery. Benadryl helped some and I also used Caladryl...
" ...on my chest. They were pimple like and very itchy! It took almost 3 weeks for it to completely go away. I am not sure what it was from but it started immediately after surgery. Benadryl... "

my last pg. Caladryl did nothing for me. I was referred to...
" ...with my last pg. Caladryl did nothing for me. I was referred to a dermatologist. He gave me Benedryl (to use sparingly) and a wonderful ointment made from ...the day, I used tensor bandages on... "

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and use either the benadryl cream or even caladryl......
" ...for me to take benadryl and use either the benadryl cream or even ...make the entire problem go away. and caladryl dries it out even more... so that doesn't work since they aren't weeping.... "

I have been trying caladryl but it doesn't help. Aloe helps...
" ...now have a horrible sun rash. How frustrating! It ...from the sun. I have been trying caladryl but it doesn't help. Aloe helps a little. Benadryl did nothing. I took a Benadryl before bed and wo... "

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take a cool shower, put on caladryl, and take benedryl, and...
" ...for my hives, but benedryl works wonders (unfortunately it makes me sleepy, though.....but not ...to sleep) also caladryl lotion helps some ...cool shower, put on caladryl, and take benedryl... "

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