Boots Bite and Sting relief antihistamine cream 30g

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Product description

This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.

Unfortunately, next day home delivery is unavailable for this product. Please note that you must be in to sign for this delivery. We need to ensure that this medicine is suitable for the person it is intended for. Therefore a Boots pharmacist may be required to contact you by phone to find out some additional information. If they are unable to speak to you when required your order may be delayed or the pharmacy medicine part of your order cancelled. Please ensure your contact details are correct before ordering this medicine.

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.

How to Use

How to use this medicine:

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.

How to store this medicine

Do not store above 25 degrees C

Keep all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.

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

Cetostearyl alcohol and lanolin may cause skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis)

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

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)

If you notice any side effects not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.

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: By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

Suitable For

Suitable for adults.


Contains: Purified water, cetostearyl alcohol, white soft paraffin, cetomacrogol 1000, anhydrous hypoallergenic lanolin, sorbitan sesquioleate, sodium citrate, citric acid monohydrate.

Active ingredient: Mepyramine Maleate 2% w/w.

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Boots Bite & Sting relief antihistamine cream 30g


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£3.69 or 369 points

30 G £12.30 per 100G


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Boots Pharmaceuticals Bite & Sting relief antihistamine cream. Mepyramine Maleate 2%. Relieves pain, itching and swelling. Soothing relief.

When sold by Boots this product needs to be checked by our pharmacist. To ensure that it is appropriate for you to buy we will ask you to complete a questionnaire with a few simple questions.

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When sold by Boots this product needs to be checked by our pharmacist. To ensure that it is appropriate for you to buy we will ask you to complete a questionnaire with a few simple questions.

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Suitable For

Suitable for adults.

Active ingredients

Mepyramine Maleate

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