Temporarily relieving pain, itching, and swelling caused by minor skin irritation (eg, insect bites, minor rashes, eczema). It is also used to dry the oozing and weeping of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.
Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide is a topical anesthetic, antihistamine, and skin protectant combination. It works by numbing the skin and reducing swelling.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide . Because little, if any, of Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide . Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); irritation at the application site.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide :
Store Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Benzocaine/Pyrilamine/Zinc Oxide . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.