DermaCool® with Lidocaine HCl Spray
Cooling Anti-itch topical spray
Cooling Anti-itch topical spray is an anti-inflammatory product used for the temporary relief of itching and inflammation due to minor dermatologic conditions, e.g. moist skin lesions (hot spots). This topical formulation is gentle and cooling and will soothe and dry while it cleanses. For use in dogs, cats and horses. Cooling Anti-itch topical spray is available from your veterinarian in a 4 oz size.
WHAT IS THIS PRODUCT?
- Lidocaine is a topical anesthetic used to calm itching by numbing the skin
- Anti-inflammatory, astringent, antimicrobial
- May contain additional ingredients (e.g. oatmeal, hamamelis extract, fatty acids and/or aloe) to soothe, moisturize and condition the skin
- Used topically
REASONS FOR PRESCRIBING:
- Used to temporarily relieve itching, irritation and inflammation of minor skin conditions
- Helps cleanse and dry lesions
Spray directly on affected area, holding sprayer 4-6 inches away from affected area. Hair may need to be clipped prior to use to allow direct contact with the skin.
Apply two or three times daily until relief is achieved, or as directed by your veterinarian.
Apply enough spray to wet the affected area(s) but do not spray so much that the product runs off.
Wash hands after each use.
WHAT IF A DOSE IS MISSED?
If a treatment is missed, apply it as soon as you can. If it is time already for the next treatment, skip the missed treatment and go back to the normal schedule. Do not apply a double dose.
WHAT ANIMALS SHOULD NOT USE THIS MEDICATION?
- If your animal has had a previous allergic reaction to Lidocaine, Hamamelis extract, or any of the other ingredients
STORAGE AND WARNINGS:
Store in at controlled room temperature away from heat and direct sunlight.
For external use on animals only.
Avoid contact with the eyes. Wash your hands after use.
Keep this and all medication out of reach of children and pets.
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS:
- If undue skin redness, irritation or inflammation persists or increases, discontinue use and consult your veterinarian
- If you notice any unusual symptoms, discontinue use and contact your veterinarian
CAN THIS PRODUCT BE USED WITH OTHER DRUGS?
- Yes, but if your animal experiences any unusual reactions when using multiple medications, contact your veterinarian
Overdosing is unlikely to occur if used as directed, but contact your veterinarian immediately if you suspect an overdose, or if you observe any unusual signs.
WHAT TO TELL/ASK VETERINARIAN BEFORE USING THIS MEDICATION?
Talk to your veterinarian about:
- When will your animal needs to be rechecked
- What tests may need to be performed prior to and during treatment with this drug
- What are the risks and benefits of using this drug
- If your animal has experienced side-effects on other drugs/products
- If your animal has experienced digestive upset now or ever
- If your animal has experienced liver or kidney disease now or ever
- If your animal has experienced any other medical problems or allergies now or ever
- All medicines and supplements that you are giving your animal or plan to give your animal, including those you can get without a prescription. Your veterinarian may want to check that all of your animal's medicines can be given together.
- If your animal is pregnant or nursing or if you plan to breed your animal
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?
Notify your veterinarian if your animal's condition does not improve or worsens despite this treatment.
As with all prescribed medicines, Cooling Anti-itch topical spray should only be used on the pet for which it was prescribed. It should be used for the condition for which it was prescribed.
This is just a summary of information about Cooling Anti-itch topical spray. If you have any questions or concerns about Cooling Anti-itch topical spray or for the condition it was prescribed, contact your veterinarian.