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Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride and Zinc Acetate

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 20mg in 1g, Zinc Acetate 1mg in 1g
Labeler: Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
NDC Code: 51672-2089

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Anti-Itch Cream 2% Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

Drug Facts

Active ingredientsPurpose
Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 2%Topical analgesic
Zinc acetate 0.1%Skin protectant

  • temporarily relieves pain and itching associated with:
    • insect bites
    • minor burns
    • sunburn
    • minor skin irritations
    • minor cuts
    • scrapes
    • rashes due to poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac
  • dries the oozing and weeping of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac


For external use only

Do not use

  • on large areas of the body
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one taken by mouth

Ask a doctor before use

  • on chicken pox
  • on measles

When using this product

  • avoid contact with eyes

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
  • symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • do not use more often than directed
  • adults and children 2 years of age and older: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • children under 2 years of age: ask a doctor

Other information
  • To open: unscrew cap, use pointed end of cap to puncture seal.
  • store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
  • see carton or tube crimp for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

cetyl alcohol, glyceryl stearate, glyceryl stearate/PEG-100 stearate, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben and purified water


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Distributed by:
Taro Pharmaceuticals
U.S.A., Inc.

Hawthorne, NY 10532


Extra Strength

Anti-Itch Cream
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 2%
and Zinc Acetate 0.1%

Topical Analgesic • Skin Protectant

NET WT 1 oz (28.4 g)

diphenhydramine hydrochloride and zinc acetate cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:51672-2089
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Diphenhydramine) Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride20 mg  in 1 g
Zinc Acetate (zinc cation) Zinc Acetate1 mg  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
cetyl alcohol 
glyceryl monostearate 
PEG-100 stearate 
propylene glycol 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:51672-2089-21 TUBE in 1 CARTON
128.4 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34809/20/2005
Labeler - Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (145186370)
Taro Pharmaceutical Inc.206263295MANUFACTURE(51672-2089)

Revised: 07/2014
Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

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