Anti-itch topical spray
Anti-itch topical spray is an antiseptic and anesthetic topical spray used for the temporary relief of itching and pain due to minor dermatologic conditions, e.g. hot spots, flea bites, allergic dermatitis, eczemas, minor abrasions, etc. This formulation has a non-stinging, aloe-lanolin base to support and speed healing while it deters your pet from fur licking and wound biting. May be used as often as necessary on dogs and cats 6 weeks of age and older. Anti-itch topical spray is available from your veterinarian in a 4 oz pump bottle.
WHAT IS THIS PRODUCT?
- Non-sticky, non-stinging antiseptic
- Lidocaine is a topical anesthetic used to calm itching by numbing the skin
- Contains denatonium benzoate to stop fur licking and wound biting, benzethonium chloride, an antimicrobial agent, in a aloe vera and lanolin base
- Used topically
REASONS FOR PRESCRIBING:
- Used to temporarily relieve itching and irritation of minor skin conditions
- Kills infection-causing bacteria
Shake bottle well before use.
Spray liberally and 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.
Gently wipe away excess around the wound with sterile gauze or cotton.
Repeat as often as necessary until relief is achieved, or as directed by your veterinarian.
WHAT IF A DOSE IS MISSED?
If a treatment is missed, apply it as soon as you can.
WHAT ANIMALS SHOULD NOT USE THIS MEDICATION?
- Do not use on severely traumatized or irritated skin
- Puppies and kittens less than 6 weeks of age
- If your animal has had a previous allergic reaction to Lidocaine, 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.
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, 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 Anti-itch topical spray. If you have any questions or concerns about Anti-itch topical spray or for the condition it was prescribed, contact your veterinarian.