Anthisan Cream Allergy Relief Cream contains a medicine called mepyramine maleate. This belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It works by blocking a natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.
It provides relief from pain, itching, and inflammation caused by insect stings, bites, and nettle rash.
Anthisan cream should be applied directly to the site of the insect bite, insect or stinging nettle rash. Containing the active ingredient Mepyramine Maleate 2% w/w, use as soon as possible after the bite or sting to help relieve itching, pain, swelling and inflammation.
How To Use Anthisan Cream Allergy Relief Cream
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor, pharmacist or nurse has told you. Check with your doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you are not sure.
Adults, Elderly and Children
The recommended dose is two or three times a day for up to three days:
If you feel the effect of your medicine is too weak or too strong, do not change the dose yourself, but ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If you use more Anthisan Cream than you should
If you use more Anthisan Cream than you should or it is accidentally swallowed, seek immediate medical attention particularly in young children. Tell a doctor or go to a hospital casualty department straight away. Take the medicine pack with you. This is so the doctor knows what you or the child has taken.
The following effects may happen: loss of consciousness and fits (seizures).
If you forget to use Anthisan Cream
Do not apply a double amount of cream to make up for a forgotten application. Apply the cream as soon as you remember, then carry on as before.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
Do not use this medicine if:
Do not apply the cream on:
Do not use this medicine if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Anthisan Cream.
Other medicines and Anthisan Cream
Tell your doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This includes medicines you can buy without prescription, including herbal medicines.
Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse for advice before using this medicine.
Driving and using machines
You may feel drowsy or sleepy while using this medicine. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines.
Anthisan Cream contains ceto-stearyl alcohol, castor oil and methyl hydroxybenzoate.
This medicine contains:
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Anthisan Cream can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop using Anthisan Cream and see a doctor or go to a hospital straight away if you notice any of the following side effects:
Stop using Anthisan Cream and tell a pharmacist if you notice the following side effect:
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via Yellow Card Scheme at: “http://www.mhra. gov.uk/yellowcard” or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App store. By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
What Anthisan Cream contains:
What Anthisan Cream looks like and contents of the pack
A smooth off-white cream contained within a collapsible aluminium tube with extended nozzle and polypropylene cap. The tube contains 25 grams of cream
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