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Ivy Dry Super

Generic name: benzyl alcohol, camphor, and menthol topicalBEN-zil-AL-ka-hol, KAM-for-and-MEN-thol-TOP-ik-al ]
Brand names: Ivy Dry Super, Ivy-Dry Cream
Drug class: Topical rubefacient

Medically reviewed by on Nov 28, 2022. Written by Cerner Multum.

What is Ivy Dry Super?

Ivy Dry Super is used to relieve itching caused by insect bites and minor skin irritations.

Ivy Dry Super may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Ivy Dry Super side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using Ivy Dry Super and call your doctor if:

Less serious side effects may be more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow all directions on the label and package. Use exactly as directed.

Before taking this medicine

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using Ivy Dry Super if you have health problems or use other medications, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Do not use the spray in a child younger than 6 years without medical advice. Do not use the cream in children under 2 years.

How should I use Ivy Dry Super?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

Use Ivy Dry Super in the affected area not more than 3 times a day.

Use this medicine in a small part of your skin before applying to the entire body.

Topical medicine is for use only on the skin. Do not use on your face, genital area, on blistered or broken skin. Do not cover treated skin with a bandage unless your doctor tells you to.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Ivy Dry Super is used when needed. If you are on a dosing schedule, skip any missed dose. Do not use two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medicine.

What should I avoid while using Ivy Dry Super?

Avoid getting Ivy Dry Super in your eyes. If this occurs, flush your eyes with water.

What other drugs will affect Ivy Dry Super?

Medicine used on the skin is not likely to be affected by other drugs you use, but many drugs can interact. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

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Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.