Benadryl Itch Cream contains an antihistamine to provide fast, effective relief from itchy skin due to allergic itches, poison ivy, insect bites, mild sunburn or minor skin irritation at the source.
Medicinal Ingredient: 2% w/w Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Non-Medicinal Ingredients: cetyl alcohol, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, water
Seek medical attention immediately if you are experiencing a life-threatening anaphylactic reaction, as BENADRYL® is not indicated for such use. Keep out of reach of children. May cause marked drowsiness. May cause excitability, especially in children. Avoid use of alcohol. Use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery. Talk to a doctor before using this product if you have chronic lung disease, glaucoma, difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland, if you are pregnant or nursing, or taking other antihistamines or sedating drugs or tranquilizers. Alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness. Do not use if you are hypersensitive to diphenhydramine or to any of the formulation excipients. Do not use more than the recommended dosage or use for prolonged periods of time except on the advice of a physician. Do not use with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin. In case of overdose: call a poison control centre or doctor immediately, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
Children under 2 years: consult a doctor. Adults and children 2 years and over: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily.k