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Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream 20g
Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream 20g
Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream 20g
Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream 20g

Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream 20g

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Product summary

Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream contains the antihistamine mepyramine maleate.

It works by blocking histamine, the natural substance that your body produces during an allergic reaction.

What Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream is used for:

Pain, itching and inflammation caused by insect stings, bites, and nettle rash.

Usage instructions

  • Apply the cream directly to the affected areas of skin.
  • Do not apply the cream on eczema, larger areas of skin; cut, grazed, badly broken or sunburnt skin.
  • Apply the cream two to three times a day for up to three days.
  • For best results, use as soon as possible after the bite or sting.
  • It is not recommended to use the cream repeatedly for longer than a few days.
  • If your symptoms get worse or do not improve after 3 days, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Ingredients

  • Active ingredients: Mepyramine maleate 20mg
  • Other ingredients: Ceto-stearyl alcohol, Polyethene glycol 600 monostearate, Castor oil, Methyl hydroxybenzoate, Foin coupe (fragrance), Silicon antifoam, Purified Water

Warnings and restrictions

Pregnancy and breastfeeding:

  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, might get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

Driving and using machines

  • You may feel drowsy or sleepy while using this medicine.
  • If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines.

Additional warnings

This medicine contains ceto-stearyl alcohol and castor oil, which may cause contact dermatitis. Symptoms may include redness, swelling and itching, pain, and/or a burning sensation.

This medicine also contains methyl hydroxybenzoate, which may cause an allergic reaction. This allergic reaction may be delayed some time after using the medicine.

Do not use this medicine, and tell your doctor or pharmacist if:

  • you are allergic (hypersensitive) to mepyramine maleate or any of the other ingredients of Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream (listed in Section 6 of the information leaflet).
  • you have signs of an allergic reaction: rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of the lips, face, throat or tongue.

Do not apply the cream on eczema, cut, grazed or badly broken skin, or areas of sunburnt skin.

Do not apply to large areas of skin.

Do not use this medicine if any of the above applies to you.

If you are unsure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream.

Taking other medicines

Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines.

This includes medicines you can buy without a prescription, including herbal medicines.