What is Anthisan Cream?
Anthisan Cream is an antihistamine with anti-pruritic that can help to get rid of itching and works as a local analgesic to numb the skin. This cream is ideal to use if you have itchiness or inflammation caused by insect bites, rashes caused by stinging nettles or sunburns.
For best results: Apply straight after being stung.
How does Anthisan work?Anthisan is made with a antihistamine, which works to block histamines being produced in the body. This happens after you’re stung or bitten, causing pain, itching and inflammation.
Can you use Anthisan Cream if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding?If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult your doctor or healthcare provider before using any form of medication.
Warnings / Side effects
You are allergic (hypersensitive) to mepyramine maleate or any of the other ingredients of Anthisan Cream (listed in Section 6 below) The signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue Do not apply the cream on: X Eczema X Extensively broken skin Do not use this medicine if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Anthisan Cream.
Other medicines and Anthisan Cream Tell your doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This includes medicines you can buy without prescription, including herbal medicines.Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse for advice before using this 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 Anthisan Cream contains ceto-stearyl alcohol, castor oil and methyl hydroxybenzoate This medicine contains: – Ceto-stearyl alcohol and castor oil. These may cause local skin reactions (such as “contact dermatitis” which may include the following symptoms: skin redness, swelling and itching, pain or burning sensation). – Methyl hydroxybenzoate. This may cause an allergic reaction, possibly delayed. This reaction may happen some time after starting the medicine
Like all medicines, Anthisan Cream can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them Stop using Anthisan Cream and see a doctor or go to a hospital straight away if you notice any of the following side effects: – An allergic reaction The signs may include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue Stop using Anthisan Cream and tell a pharmacist if you notice the following side effect: – An increase in skin redness, swelling and itching in the area where you have used the cream. This might be due to a mild allergic reaction