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.
Warnings and restrictions
Pregnancy and breastfeeding:
Driving and using machines
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:
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.