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Benadryl Original Strength Itch Stopping

Medically reviewed on Dec 11, 2017

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 10mg in 1g, Zinc Acetate 1mg in 1g
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
NDC Code: 58232-0740

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BENADRYL ORIGINAL STRENGTH ITCH STOPPING CREAM

Drug Facts

Active ingredientsPurpose
Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 1%Topical analgesic
Zinc acetate 0.1%Skin protectant

Uses
  • 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

Warnings

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.

Directions
  • do not use more 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
  • protect from excessive heat (40°C/104°F)

Inactive ingredients

cetyl alcohol, diazolidinyl urea, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol monostearate 1000, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water

Questions?

call toll-free 800-524-2624 (English/Spanish) or 215-273-8755 (collect)

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28.3 g Tube Carton

ORIGINAL STRENGTH

Benadryl®
®
Topical Analgesic/Skin Protectant

For ages 2 & up

ITCH
STOPPING
CREAM

NET WT 1 OZ (28.3g)

BENADRYL ORIGINAL STRENGTH   ITCH STOPPING
diphenhydramine hydrochloride and zinc acetate cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:58232-0740
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Diphenhydramine) Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride10 mg  in 1 g
Zinc Acetate (Zinc Cation) Zinc Acetate1 mg  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Cetyl Alcohol 
Diazolidinyl Urea 
Methylparaben 
Propylene Glycol 
Propylparaben 
Water 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:58232-0740-11 TUBE in 1 CARTON
128.3 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34810/15/2012
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (002347102)

 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Further information

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

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