Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream

Generic Name: Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 1%, Zinc acetate 0.1%

  • What is this medication?

    Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream is a pain reliever and skin protector. It is intended to temporarily relieve pain and itching related to sunburn and other minor burns; insect bites; minor skin irritation and cuts; scrapes; and rashes related to poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. It also dries oozing and weeping from poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream?

    This product is for external use only. Do not use it on large areas of the body or get it in the eyes.

    Do not use Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one that is taken by mouth.

    When using this product, avoid contact with eyes.

    Stop using this product and ask a doctor if your condition gets worse or does not improve within 7 days, or if symptoms last for more than 7 days or get better then return within a few days.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. If it is swallowed, obtain medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

    Do not use more Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream than directed.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream?

    Ask a doctor before using this product on chicken pox or measles.
  • What are the possible side effects of Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
  • What should I avoid while taking Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream?

    Do not use this medication with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even if it is a product that is taken by mouth.

    Avoid contact with eyes.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream?

    If Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream?

    Adults and children 2 years: Apply the product to the affected area no more than 3 to 4 times daily.

    Children <2 years: Ask a doctor.

  • How should I store Benadryl Itch Stopping Cream?

    Store this product at room temperature.