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Itch-X Side Effects

Generic name: pramoxine topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 22, 2024.

Note: This document contains side effect information about pramoxine topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Itch-X.

Applies to pramoxine topical: topical aerosol, topical cream, topical lotion, topical ointment.

Side effects include:

Local burning or stinging.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to pramoxine topical: compounding powder, rectal foam, topical cream, topical gel, topical kit, topical lotion, topical pad, topical spray, topical stick.


In general, side effects associated with pramoxine topical (the active ingredient contained in Itch-X) have been reported rarely.[Ref]

More about Itch-X (pramoxine topical)

Patient resources

Other brands

Proctofoam, Prax, Sarna Sensitive, Gold Bond Anti-Itch, Pramox

Professional resources

Other formulations

Related treatment guides


1. (2022) "Product Information. Proctofoam HC (hydrocortisone-pramoxine topical)." Schwarz Pharma

Further information

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

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.