Gold Bond Anti-Itch Lotion

Reviewed on 9/23/2021

What Is Pramoxine Topical/Menthol Topical/Dimethicone Topical and How Does It Work?

Pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical is an over-the-counter (OTC) product used to temporarily relieve itching associated with minor burns, minor skin irritation, sunburn, eczema, or psoriasis; also, may be used for rashes due to poison ivy, oak, or sumac.

Pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical is available under the following different brand names: Gold Bond Anti-Itch Lotion.

What Are the Dosages of Pramoxine Topical/Menthol Topical/Dimethicone Topical?

Dosages of Pramoxine Topical/Menthol Topical/Dimethicone Topical:

Dosing Forms and Strengths

Topical Lotion

  • 1%/0.5%/5%

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

Itching

  • Temporarily relieves itching associated with minor burns, minor skin irritation, sunburn, eczema, or psoriasis; also, may be used for rashes due to poison ivy, oak, or sumac
  • Adults and children 2 years and older: Apply topically to affected area up to 3-4 times daily
  • Children under 2 years: Safety and efficacy not established

What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Pramoxine Topical/Menthol Topical/Dimethicone Topical?

  • Pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical has no listed side effects.

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

What Other Drugs Interact with Pramoxine Topical/Menthol Topical/Dimethicone Topical?

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider, or pharmacist first.

  • Pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical has no listed severe interactions with other drugs.
  • Pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical has no listed serious interactions with other drugs.
  • Pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical has no listed moderate interactions with other drugs.
  • Pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical has no listed mild interactions with other drugs.

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your physician if you have health questions or concerns.

QUESTION

Eczema (also atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis) is a general medical term for many types of skin inflammation. See Answer

What Are Warnings and Precautions for Pramoxine Topical/Menthol Topical/Dimethicone Topical? 

Warnings

  • This medication contains pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical. Do not take Gold Bond Anti-Itch Lotion if you are allergic to pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical or any ingredients contained in this drug.
  • Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information available

Short-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Pramoxine Topical/Menthol Topical/Dimethicone Topical?”

Long-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Pramoxine Topical/Menthol Topical/Dimethicone Topical?”

Cautions

  • For external use only
  • Keep out of eyes
  • Do not use on deep or puncture wounds, animal bites, or serious burns
  • Discontinue if symptoms do not improve within 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days
  • Discontinue if tenderness, irritation, swelling, or pain persists or increases

Pregnancy and Lactation

  • Pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical is generally acceptable for use during pregnancy. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.
  • It is unknown if pramoxine topical/menthol topical/dimethicone topical is distributed in human breast milk.
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek the advice of a health professional before using over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.
References
https://reference.medscape.com/drug/Gold-bond-anti-Itch-lotion-pramoxine-topical-menthol-topical-dimethicone-topical-999873

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