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  • Anthisan Bite & Sting Cream 20g
  • Anthisan Bite & Sting Cream 20g
  • Anthisan Bite & Sting Cream 20g

Anthisan Bite & Sting Cream 20g

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Product features

  • Used to provide relief from irritation and inflammation from insect bites, stings and nettle rash
  • Suitable for patients aged 2 years and above
  • Contains mepyramine maleate
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Overview

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Anthisan Bite and Sting 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.
What Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream is used for treating:
• Pain, itching and inflammation caused by insect stings, bites and nettle
rash

Side Effects

Like all medicines, Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream can cause side effects,
although not everybody gets them.
Stop using Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream and see a doctor or go to a
hospital straight away if you notice any of the following side effects:
• A severe allergic reaction. The signs may include: a rash, swallowing or
breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
Stop using Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream and tell a pharmacist if
you notice the following side effect:
• An increase in skin redness, swelling and itching in the area where you
have used the cream. This might be due to a mild allergic reaction.

Info Leaflet

Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.

Directions

Using this medicine (adults, elderly and children over 2 years of age)


• Apply the cream directly to the affected areas of skin
• Do not apply the cream on eczema, larger areas of skin, cut, grazed,
badly broken or sunburnt skin
• Apply the cream two to three times a day for up to three days
• For best results use as soon as possible after the bite or sting
• Repeated use of the cream for periods longer than a few days is not
recommended
• If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 3 days talk to your
doctor or pharmacist
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 Bite and Sting 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)

Warnings

Do not use this medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist if:


You are allergic (hypersensitive) to mepyramine maleate or any of the
other ingredients of Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream (listed in Section
6 below)
The signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or
breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
Do not apply the cream on:
Eczema
Cut, grazed or badly broken skin
Areas of sunburnt skin
Large areas of skin


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 Bite
and Sting Cream.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines. This includes medicines you can buy without
prescription, including herbal medicines.


Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you are
pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant.
If you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, talk to your doctor or
pharmacist before taking any 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.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Anthisan
Bite and Sting Cream


This medicine contains:
• Ceto-stearyl alcohol and castor oil. These may cause local skin reactions
(such as ‘‘contact dermatitis’’ which may include the following symptoms: skin redness, swelling and itching, pain or burning sensation).
• Methyl hydroxybenzoate. This may cause an allergic reaction. This allergy may happen some time after starting the medicine

Ingredients

What Anthisan Bite and Sting Cream contains:


• Each 1g of cream contains 20mg of the active substance, mepyramine
maleate

The other ingredients are: 

• ceto-stearyl alcohol, polyethylene glycol 600
monostearate, castor oil, methyl hydroxybenzoate, foin coupe (fragrance), silicon antifoam and purified water

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