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What is this medicine for?
A soothing antihistamine cream for the relief of pain, itching and swelling caused by insect bites and stings and nettle rash.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Check the tube seal is not broken before use. If it is, do not use the cream. Pierce tube seal with end of cap.
Apply to the skin only.
Adults and children: Smooth a very small amount on the affected area. Use the cream 2 or 3 times a day, for a maximum of 3 days.
If a rash develops, or the condition gets worse, stop using the cream.
If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor.
If anyone accidentally swallows some: talk to a doctor straight away.
Hazards and Cautions
Do not use:
- If you allergic to any of the ingredients or other antihistamines
- If you have eczema or other skin conditions
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, unless your doctor tells you to
- On broken skin, or on large areas of skin
Possible side effects:
Most people will not have problems.
If you get these side effects stop using the cream and see a doctor:
- Allergic reaction (e.g skin rash, red or itchy skin, worsening of the condition you are treating)
Reporting side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on the label. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Do not store above 25 degrees C.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
- This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Mepyramine Maleate 2% w/w.
Active ingredient: Mepyramine Maleate 2% w/w.
Also contains: Purified Water, Cetostearyl Alcohol, White Soft Paraffin, Cetomacrogol 1000, Anhydrous Hypoallergenic Lanolin, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid Monohydrate.