Decubal anti-itch gel 100 ml (2023)

Terms of purchase and payment


This market is governed by the standard terms and conditions for the purchase of goods by consumers over the Internet and the terms of purchase refer to the sale of pharmaceutical products, other than prescription drugs, to consumers. For the sale of prescription drugs, see the section "Selling prescription drugs". Together with your order, the terms of purchase, confirmed via the order confirmation, constitute the entire contractual basis for the purchase.

Consumer purchases are regulated by, among others, the Consumer Purchase Act, the Right of Withdrawal Act, the Marketing Act, the Electronic Commerce Act and the Personal Data Act.



Company Name: ApotekForDeg AS
u Stjerneapotek Paleet Shopping AS
contact address: Parkalleen 38 b, 2000 Lillestrøm
Phone:22 99 29 29
Organization number: 913 877 004

The customer is the person placing the order and will be referred to as "you", "you", "your" or "your".

Trade and orders

The trade between the buyer and the seller consists of information provided by the seller about the purchase in the order solution at (including information about the nature, quantity, quality, other properties, prices and terms of delivery, etc. . of the goods ), or direct correspondence between the parties (e.g. e-mail or SMS), as well as these terms of sale.

In the event of a conflict between the information provided by the seller regarding the purchase in the order solution at, the direct correspondence between the parties and the terms of purchase and payment, the direct correspondence between the parties and the information provided in the solution order takes precedence over the terms of purchase and payment, as long as it does not conflict with applicable law.

Your order is binding on both parties when the order is entered into our order system. As long as it corresponds to what we offer at, we are bound by this mandate. When your order is received, we will confirm it and send you an order confirmation by e-mail. Please read the order confirmation carefully once you receive it and check that the order confirmation corresponds to the order. If there is a discrepancy between the order and the order confirmation, you should contact us as soon as possible. However, the contracting party is not bound by the contract if there was a writing or typing error in the seller's offer in the order solution at or in the customer's order and the other party realized or should have realized that there was such an error.


All prices listed on include VAT. The total cost of the purchase will be displayed in the order solution, including all taxes such as value added tax and the like, shipping costs such as shipping, postage, account fees, packaging, etc. as well as the specification of individual items in the total amount.

We strive to offer the lowest prices possible and work hard to keep prices accurate at all times, but we reserve the right that errors and mistakes in pricing may occur.

We also reserve the right that items you order may not be in stock. In case of big promotions, some items may sell out faster than others. In such cases, we will always find a solution with you. If a technical error occurs in connection with the completed transaction and it turns out to be based on incorrect data (eg the product you ordered is out of stock), we will contact you for a possible solution.

The customer never pays customs when ordering at


The seller offers the following payment solutions:

  • Klarna
  • Ups

The seller may demand payment for the goods from the time the goods are dispatched by the seller to the buyer. If the buyer uses a credit or debit card to pay, the seller can hold the purchase price on the card during the order.

A credit card is a payment card with which the purchase calculation is then carried out by the creditor (card company) by sending the card user an invoice with a payment request. A debit card is a payment card linked to a deposit account. Using the card means that the user's account is debited and the amount is transferred to the recipient's account.

If the customer chooses to pay with a Klarna account, the invoice will normally be received on the day the product leaves the seller's warehouse.

If the customer chooses Vipps, the customer's account will be debited immediately.

When paying by credit card, the Credit Purchases, etc. Act applies.

Shipping and handling charges

The goods are delivered in the manner, place and time specified in the order solution on If the delivery deadline is not specified in the order solution or in the e-mail attached to the order confirmation, the seller is obliged to deliver the goods to the buyer within a reasonable time and no later than 30 days after the buyer's order. The seller must ensure that the goods are sent to the buyer, at the place of destination in a suitable manner and under normal conditions for such transport. The place of destination is the place of the buyer, unless otherwise agreed between the parties.

The goods are our responsibility until you take them over, which is when you receive the goods.

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Risk in the goods passes to you as the buyer when you deliver the goods in accordance with the agreement. When the goods arrive and the buyer does not receive the item made available to you in accordance with the agreement, the buyer still bears the risk of loss or damage due to the properties of the item.

We deliver to all of Norway, except Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Delivery price to mainland Norway:

If you buy at least three items in the cart, you won't be charged shipping for shipping, so standard shipping is free (deliver to your nearest pickup point), regardless of the item's price level.

Otherwise, the standard shipping cost is NOK 99 per shipment.

Delivery time is 4-7 working days and delivery is by Bring or Postnord.
This is an estimated delivery time and something that both we and our logistics partners are working on. We reserve the right to deviate from delivery times for promotions, special offers, holidays and public holidays.

If you order before 09:00, the package is sent by courier on the same day.
The package is picked up by the seller between 10:00 and 11:00.

We offer kućnu dostavu (cijela zemlja) in kućnu dostavu istog dana u Oslo, kao in Bærum, Asker, Aurskog-Høland, Eidsvoll, Enebakk, Frogn, Gjerdrum, Hurdal, Lillestrøm, Lørenskog, Nannestad, Nordrello, Nes, , Rælingen, Ullensaker, Vestby in općina Ås.

You can choose to have your package delivered directly to your door. The standard shipping cost for home delivery is NOK 129 or NOK 30 if you order 3 or more products.

If you live in one of the counties/municipalities listed above, we offer same day delivery for NOK 139. If you order three or more items, the price is NOK 40.

If you wish, you can collect your package free of charge from the following points of sale:

  • Your pharmacy Glasmagasinet, Stortorvet 9, 0155 Oslo.
  • Your pharmacy Paleet, Karl Johansgt. 37, 0162 Oslo.

You will need to show valid identification when picking up prescription products.


All shipping options can be tracked using the tracking number you receive when ordering. When the package leaves the customer's warehouse, you will receive an SMS or email, in some cases both, with information about your shipment. With the tracking number, you can track the shipping details of your package, where your package is at any time.

Unsolicited packages

Packages are left at the post office/reception point for 14 days before being returned to the sender.

If you see that it will be difficult to receive the parcel at the post office/reception point within the deadline, you can order door delivery. Additional shipping costs are possible.

If the package is not received within the specified time, we will have to charge you the cost of returning it to us, as well as the cost of each new shipment to you.

Looking into the matter

After receiving the goods, you should check whether the delivery is in accordance with the order confirmation, whether the goods have been damaged in transit, whether there are errors or defects in the goods, as soon as you have the opportunity. If the article does not correspond to the order or has defects, you are obliged to inform us about this in case of complaint, see the section "Complaints in case of defects and deadline for reporting complaints in case of delay".

Exchange and return

If the customer wants to use the 14-day return and exchange right, please send an e-mail The e-mail is marked with "RETURN" followed by the order number. You will then receive a completed return receipt by e-mail, which you can simply print and attach to the package. The package is then delivered to the nearest post office.

Prescription and hygiene products are non-refundable.
All returned products must be unopened, unused and in their original packaging. If the goods are sealed, the seal must not be broken.

When returning, the customer can use the same box that the goods arrived in, but the goods must be packed so that they are not damaged in transit.

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We refer to the Act on the Obligation to Provide Information and the Right to Opt-Out for Distance and Off-Store Sales (Opt-Out Act, §22, g).For health and hygiene reasons, the right of withdrawal does not apply to products whose seal has been damaged after delivery.

The right to return and exchange goods does not affect your rights as a consumer under the Right of Return Act or the Consumer Purchase Act.

If you want to exchange a new product, just order a new product at our

Address: (c/o Ditt apotek Paleet), Karl Johansgate 37, 0162 OSLO


When you discover that products you have purchased from our online pharmacy are faulty or missing, you must notify us within a reasonable time of discovering the fault or defect.

Always in touchkundeservice@apotekfordeg.noor call us22 99 29 29before sending the item back in case of complaint.

Please note that we need to approve your claim before you can make a refund. If it is proven that the defect arose for some reason other than the above, the claim will not be accepted.

Depending on the circumstances, you can ask for the error to be corrected, a new equivalent product to be re-delivered or the purchase to be cancelled. can always request cancellation of the purchase, instead of correction or redelivery. In the event of a complaint about a product, we may need to investigate what is wrong with the product and in some cases the manufacturer may need to do this. If we need the product to do this, we will send you a completed return slip.

Your right as a customer to complain is valid for two years after you receive the product, but you lose your right to complain about a defect if you do not complain within a reasonable time after the defect was discovered or should have been discovered.

The rules on complaints apply in addition to and independently of the rules on the right of withdrawal and any guarantees provided by the seller.

Damaged shipment, wrong delivery: Do not receive a package that has been visibly damaged in transit. It will be sent back to us and we will reship you. If you receive a shipment whose contents do not match what you ordered, please contact us.

Right of withdrawal

You can cancel the purchase of the product in accordance with the provisions of the Law on the right of cancellation. The right of withdrawal means that the buyer can return the goods to the seller without reason, even if there are no defects and even if they have not been delivered. You must inform us of the exercise of the right of withdrawal within 14 days of receiving the item, the prescribed information on the right of withdrawal and the right of withdrawal form. The cancellation right form is sent to you by e-mail with the order confirmation after the order is completed on

The customer cannot regret the purchase of perishable goods, goods that are not suitable for return for reasons of health or hygiene or where the seal has been damaged after delivery (Rights of Withdrawal Act §22, g).

If the customer wants to use the right of cancellation, the customer must send an e-mail to the addressretur@apotekfordeg.noand mark the email with "VRAT" followed by the order number. The customer will then receive a return label that can be printed and attached to the package before it is delivered to the post office. The customer will be charged a return and delivery fee of NOK 149.

You, the buyer, must send the goods back or deliver them to the seller without undue delay and at the latest within 14 days of notification after the seller has been given the right to cancel.

In order to cancel the purchase, it is assumed that the products are unopened, unused and that the original packaging is intact. The shipment must be properly packed and in the original packaging so that it can be received by the seller without damage to the goods or packaging. of the mission. goods on return the same. This means that the goods must be in salable condition when they are returned to the seller.

Money return

If you have selected an invoice as payment method, you will receive a credit reminder from Klarna by e-mail. If you have already paid your bill, Klarna will contact you for a refund within a few days after you receive the book's approval from us.

If you choose to pay by card, Vipps or direct bank payment, the money will be refunded to the same card or account used for the purchase. The return must be made without undue delay and within 21 days of receipt of your return in approved packaging.

You will be refunded the price of the item, less shipping and handling, if all conditions are met.

Buyer's rights in case of delay

If the seller fails to deliver the goods or delivers them late in accordance with the agreement between the parties, and this is not due to the buyer or the conditions on the part of the buyer, the buyer may, under the rules of Chapter 5 of the Consumer Purchase Act, maintain the purchase price, demand performance or terminate the contract, as the case may be.


If the seller does not deliver the goods at the time of delivery, the buyer may retain the purchase and set a reasonable additional time for fulfillment by the seller. However, the buyer may not demand performance if there is an obstacle that the seller cannot overcome, or if the performance would cause such great inconvenience or expense to the seller that it is materially disproportionate to the buyer's interest in the seller's performance.


The buyer may terminate the contract with the seller if the delay is significant or if the seller does not deliver the goods within the additional performance period specified by the buyer. However, the buyer cannot cancel the contract while the grace period lasts, unless the seller has said that he will not perform within the period.

Buyer's rights in case of deficiency

If the item has a defect and it is not the fault of the buyer or the circumstances on the part of the buyer, the buyer may, under the rules of the Consumer Purchase Act, Chapter 6, retain the purchase price, choose between repair and new delivery, demand a price reduction or cancel the contract.

Correction or redelivery

If the product is defective, the buyer may require the seller to correct the defect or re-deliver an equivalent item. The seller may object to the buyer's request if the fulfillment of the request is impossible or causes the seller unreasonable costs.

The seller must make a correction or redeliver within a reasonable time. Correction or redelivery must be done at no cost to the customer, without the risk that the customer will not be able to recover its costs and without significant inconvenience to the customer. The seller may not make more than two attempts to correct or redeliver the same defect, unless there are special reasons that make further attempts reasonable.

Even if the buyer does not require rectification or redelivery, the seller may offer rectification or redelivery if this occurs without delay. If the seller arranges such a correction or redelivery, the buyer cannot demand a price reduction or cancellation.

Price reduction

If the defect is not remedied or re-delivered, the customer may demand a corresponding price reduction.


Instead of reducing the price, the buyer can terminate the contract, unless the defect is immaterial.


The buyer can also claim compensation for financial loss suffered as a result of the defective good, see section 33 of the Consumer Purchase Act.

In the event of a complaint, the buyer is obliged to report the complaint to the seller within a reasonable time after errors and defects have been noticed, see point "Complaint". The rules on complaints apply in addition to and independently of the rules on the right of withdrawal and any guarantees provided by the seller.

Seller's rights in case of buyer's default

If the buyer fails to pay or fulfill other obligations in accordance with the applicable terms of purchase and sale, and this is not the fault of the seller or the circumstances on the part of the seller, the seller may, in accordance with the provisions of the Consumer Sales Act, Chapter 9 , as the case may be, retains the goods, requires performance of the agreement or requires an agreement to be reached.

The seller may also, depending on the circumstances, claim late payment interest, debt collection fees and fees for uncollected goods that have not been prepaid.


If the buyer does not pay, the seller can maintain the purchase and ask the buyer to pay the purchase price (action). If the goods are not delivered, the seller loses his right if the seller waits unreasonably long for a complaint.


In the event of significant late payment or other significant delay by the buyer, the seller may terminate the contract. The seller cannot back out after paying the purchase price.

The seller may also withdraw from the purchase if the buyer does not pay within a reasonable additional fulfillment period specified by the seller. However, the seller cannot cancel the additional period unless the buyer has said they do not want to pay.


The seller can claim compensation from the buyer for financial loss suffered as a result of the buyer's breach of contract, see section 46 of the Consumer Markets Act.

Late payment interest/collection fee: If the buyer does not pay the purchase price as per the contract, the seller can claim interest on the purchase price under the Default Interest Act. In case of non-payment, the claim may, after prior notice, be sent for collection and the customer may then be liable for compensation in accordance with the Law on collection activities and other collections of overdue monetary claims.

Feesin case of unclaimed goods that have not been prepaid: If the buyer does not receive the unpaid goods, the seller may charge the buyer a fee of NOK 500 + return shipping. The fee will cover at most the seller's actual costs of delivering the goods to the buyer. This fee cannot be charged to customers under the age of 18.


A warranty provided by a seller or manufacturer gives the buyer rights in addition to the rights the buyer already has under non-waiver law. Accordingly, the warranty does not limit the buyer's right to complaints and claims in the event of delay or defects under the "Buyer's Rights in the Event of Delay" and "Buyer's Rights in the Event of Deficiency" clauses.

Sale of prescription drugs

The general right of withdrawal that applies to the online purchase of other pharmaceutical products does not apply to the purchase of prescription drugs. Contracts for the purchase of medicines, including prescription medicines, are exempt from the right of withdrawal regardless of whether the seal of the products is damaged or not, and therefore you cannot withdraw from the purchase.

Please note that small price changes may occur when purchasing prescription drugs online, and therefore the amount held on your payment card may vary somewhat. The exact amount for your prescriptions will be deducted when we select your prescription items to ship. By paying with us, you agree to small price changes.

Security and privacy

We appreciate your visit to our website and your interest in our products. We want you to feel safe when you visit our websites and we assure you that personal data is processed securely by us as data controller. We are committed to protecting your privacy.

This privacy statement describes the processing and use of the collected data.

Personal information

Unless you agree otherwise, we may receive and store only those personal data that are necessary to fulfill our obligations under the applicable consumer purchase law at

We cannot receive the personal data of customers under the age of 15 without the consent of their parents or guardians. We may disclose your personal data to others only if necessary to complete the transaction or for legal purposes. We may collect your social security number only if there is a genuine need for secure identification and such collection is necessary.

We do not store personal data related to ordering prescription drugs in our online pharmacy. The personal information we receive in connection with treatment and post-prescription shipping is automatically deleted in the online pharmacy after a certain period of time (usually within 30 minutes after logging into the section).

If we want to use your personal data for other purposes, for example to send you advertisements or information beyond what is necessary to complete the transaction, we must obtain your consent at the time of entering into the contract. We must provide you with information about what the personal data will be used for and who will use the personal data. Your consent must be voluntary and given by an active action, for example by checking a box.

You as a customer should be able to contact us easily, for example by phone or email, if you have questions about our use of personal data or if you want us to delete or change personal data.

Phone:22 9929 29

Collection of personal data

All customers with us must create a user account. You need a valid email address for this. You can also enter a separate password for this site.

The data entered in connection with the creation of a user profile with us is stored even if you close your user profile with us. This is required of us by the authorities in relation to, inter alia, accounting, and also ensures that all returns/complaints are dealt with effectively.

All data in your user profile is stored securely and confidentially and you are under no obligation to purchase even if you have a user profile with us. It is essential that we have your full name and the correct telephone number, address and postcode for delivery to take place without delays and problems. When ordering from, it is your responsibility to ensure that we always have your correct address where you can receive the shipment.

In addition to personal data, we also collect certain information about your hardware and software. This information may be: IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access time and referring web addresses. This data is used to administer the service, maintain the quality of the service and provide general statistics on the use of our website.

Use of personal data

We use personal data for the following purposes:

  • To make sure that meets your needs.
  • To deliver products and services, such as newsletters, special offers and other information you request or purchase.
  • To help us create and publish content that is relevant to you.
  • We notify you of new items, special offers, updated information and other new services from us if you request it.

Control of personal data

When you register or otherwise provide us with personal information, we will not share that information with third parties without your permission, except for the limited exceptions we have already mentioned. The data will only be used for the above purposes and will be processed in accordance with the legislation and guidelines issued by the Norwegian Data Protection Authority. ApotekForDeg AS does not sell personal data to third parties, nor does it exchange or transfer such data to third parties.

The data registered in connection with the request will only be used in connection with the follow-up of your request and will not be stored after the time required to process it. If the content of the e-mail is a question that may be useful to others, we may allow ourselves to post the question on the online pharmacy in the "questions and answers" section, but the content will of course be completely anonymous. Everyone who packs goods with us is bound by confidentiality.

If you register, you also tell us how and if you want us to contact you.

Access to personal data

We provide you with access to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. If you register on our website, you will have a complete overview of your orders at all times.

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Conflict resolution

The parties will attempt to resolve any disputes amicably. The buyer can turn to the Consumer Council for help in any dispute with the seller. If, after mediation at the Consumer Council, no amicable solution is reached, the parties may request in writing that the Consumer Council refer the dispute to the Consumer Disputes Committee.

Decisions of the Consumer Disputes Committee are legally binding four weeks after notification. Before the decision becomes final, the parties may, by subpoenaing the Consumer Disputes Commission, present the decision in district court.

See Law of April 28, 1978, no. 18 for the resolution of consumer disputes.


What cream is good for itchy skin? ›

Short-term use of nonprescription corticosteroid cream may offer short-term relief of itchy, inflamed skin. Or try calamine lotion or creams with menthol (Sarna, others), camphor, capsaicin, or a topical anesthetic, such as pramoxine (adults only).

How does stop itch cream work? ›

It works by blocking the effects of a certain natural substance (histamine) that causes itching. This product may also contain other ingredients (skin protectants such as allantoin, zinc acetate) that may help relieve symptoms such as dry skin, weeping, or oozing.

Is vaseline good for itchy skin? ›

Gently rub Vaseline® Jelly onto dry, itchy skin to deeply moisturize and help alleviate itchiness. Your skin will look smoother and feel healthier.

How do you stop itching down there fast? ›

The best home remedies for vaginal itching:
  1. Try a sitz bath. ...
  2. Add baking soda to your bath. ...
  3. Apply hydrocortisone cream. ...
  4. Use an antifungal cream. ...
  5. Eat yogurt and probiotics. ...
  6. Apply a cold compress. ...
  7. Try a vaginal moisturizer. ...
  8. Avoid scented and other irritating hygiene products.
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Are you supposed to rub in anti itch cream? ›

Thoroughly clean the affected area, allow it to dry, and then gently rub the medication in until most of it disappears. Use just enough medication to cover the affected area.

Why won't my itch stop? ›

Itching on the whole body might be a symptom of an underlying illness, such as liver disease, kidney disease, anemia, diabetes, thyroid problems and certain cancers. Nerve disorders. Examples include multiple sclerosis, pinched nerves and shingles (herpes zoster). Psychiatric conditions.

What deficiency causes skin itching? ›

Dry, itchy skin is often a sign of a vitamin D deficiency. As vitamin D is created through skin exposure to the sun and cholesterol in the skin, in the winter months, when sunlight exposure is less, people often experience dry, itchy skin attributing it to the cold weather.

What is the best ingredient for itchy skin? ›

Best Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone is a popular choice for any type of chronic or sudden skin itch. It helps by treating inflammation while reducing redness and itching, says Dr. Shirazi. Hydrocortisone topicals are typically used 1-4 times per day for two weeks.

Which infection causes itching all over the body? ›

Infections that cause itching include: chickenpox. measles. fungal rashes.

Where should you not use Vaseline? ›

According to the American Academy of Dermatologists, Vaseline can trigger outbreaks if you have acne-prone skin. Don't put petroleum jelly on your face if you're having an active breakout. There are plenty of other moisturizing options if you have acne-prone skin.

Why does my pubic area itch at night? ›

Besides infection, its common causes include usage of chemical irritants, STDs, menopause, a weakened immune system, excessive stress, and bacteria or yeast infection. It is a discomforting condition that can leave you feeling irritated, especially at night.

Will Benadryl help with itching? ›

People can use Benadryl cream to treat many minor conditions that cause itching. It can be used to temporarily relieve itching caused by: Mosquito bites. Sunburn.

Is it better to itch or rub? ›

Summary: Stroking the skin can be as effective at relieving an itch as scratching, a new study reports. Rubbing an itch activates touch receptors and recruits anti-itch neurons in the spinal cord.

Is rubbing an itch better than scratching? ›

And according to the study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the secret to soothing an annoying itch is to rub it instead of scratching. The study found this eases the irritation faster and activates an anti-itch pathway in the spinal cord that calms the affected area.

Does vinegar stop itching? ›

Dabbing undiluted apple cider vinegar directly onto a bug bite works wonders. The acids help neutralize the itch while the pH balancing affects speed up healing.

Why is itching so unbearable? ›

Sometimes the pain from scratching makes your body release the pain-fighting chemical serotonin. It can make the itch feel even itchier. That's why the more you scratch, the more you itch. The more you itch, the more you scratch.

Does ignoring an itch make it go away? ›

And there's one particular way to practice it that can be surprisingly effective: letting an itch go unscratched. Yep, you read that right. The simple exercise of feeling an itch and refraining from scratching it can yield profound results.

What autoimmune disorders cause itchy skin? ›

These are the most common autoimmune diseases that may cause rashes on your skin:
  • Lupus.
  • Sjogren's syndrome.
  • Dermatomyositis.
  • Psoriasis.
  • Eczema.
  • Hypothyroidism & myxedema.
  • Celiac disease.
  • Scleroderma.

Is there a vitamin that stops itching? ›

Vitamin D. Studies have concluded that people who suffer from eczema and other similar skin conditions tend to have lower levels of vitamin D than the rest of the population. Taking a vitamin D supplement therefore increases your levels, helping to reduce the severity of itchy skin.

Does Benadryl stop itching? ›

It's used to help relieve symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergies), other allergies, and the common cold, as well as itchy skin due to insect bites, hives, and other causes. Benadryl is effective for decreasing itchy skin from hives. It's often considered a first-choice treatment for hives.

Why is my skin so itchy? ›

Examples include dry skin (xerosis), eczema (dermatitis), psoriasis, scabies, parasites, burns, scars, insect bites and hives. Internal diseases. Itching on the whole body might be a symptom of an underlying illness, such as liver disease, kidney disease, anemia, diabetes, thyroid problems and certain cancers.

What causes itchy skin? ›

Allergic reactions to food, insect bites, pollen, and medicines. Skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dry skin. Irritating chemicals, cosmetics, and other substances. Parasites such as pinworms, scabies, head and body lice.

Which is the best antihistamine for itchy skin? ›

A nonprescription oral antihistamine, such as loratadine (Alavert, Claritin, others), cetirizine (Zyrtec Allergy, others) or diphenhydramine (Benadryl Allergy, others), may help relieve itching. Consider whether you might prefer a type that doesn't cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist about options. Apply cold.

Is Benadryl cream the same as hydrocortisone? ›

The active ingredient in Benadryl's gel is diphenhydramine hydrochloride, an antihistamine, unlike Cortizone-10's main ingredient, hydrocortisone, which is a steroid.

What to do if Benadryl doesn't stop itching? ›

After seeing little to no results from an antihistamine, your doctor may suggest that you try the following treatments, usually in the following order:
  1. Increasing the dose of your current antihistamine.
  2. A different antihistamine or a combination of several different antihistamines. ...
  3. Oral corticosteroids.

Is Zyrtec better than Benadryl for itching? ›

In fact, Cetirizine is the most sedating second-generation antihistamine, but still less sedating when compared to Diphenhydramine. Thus, we can conclude that in the question of Zyrtec vs Benadryl, they are equally effective, but Zyrtec is superior due to its ability to cause less sedation and impairment than Benadryl.

What vitamin deficiency causes itchy skin? ›

Dry, itchy skin is often a sign of a vitamin D deficiency. As vitamin D is created through skin exposure to the sun and cholesterol in the skin, in the winter months, when sunlight exposure is less, people often experience dry, itchy skin attributing it to the cold weather.

Why do I get itchy when I lay in bed? ›

In the evening, the body releases more heat, and blood flow to the skin increases, which may contribute to nighttime itching. In addition, skin loses water at night, resulting in dryness that can make you itchy.

Why am I itchy all over at night? ›

Dry skin: Your body loses moisture at night, which can make your skin itchy. Hormonal changes: At night, your body doesn't produce as many hormones as it does during the day and certain hormones reduce inflammation (swelling). As you have fewer hormones at night, your skin could be itchy.

What foods are bad for itchy skin? ›

Foods that may cause allergic reactions

When it comes to food allergies, peanuts, wheat, eggs, cow's milk, soy and shellfish are among the most common culprits. The itchiness caused by these foods and subsequent scratching can then lead to flare-ups or worsening of dermatitis symptoms.

What autoimmune disease causes itching? ›

What autoimmune disease causes an itchy rash? Some autoimmune diseases that may cause an itchy rash are cutaneous lupus, oral lichen planus, and erythrodermic psoriasis.

What part of the body itches with kidney problems? ›

Itching with kidney disease can be generalized, or it can occur in specific parts of the body. Common areas for this type of itching include the head, arms, back, and abdomen. It also tends to be worse at night, which can disturb your sleep.

Is there a pill to stop itching? ›

Hydroxyzine is used in adults and children to relieve itching caused by allergic skin reactions. It is also used alone or with other medications in adults and children to relieve anxiety and tension.

What is the strongest natural antihistamine? ›

The 4 Best Natural Antihistamines
  • Antihistamines.
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Why was Zyrtec taken off the market? ›

Sandoz issued a voluntary recall of 1,023,430 units of Zyrtec (10 mg) capsules as a result of failed impurities and a specification being reported for impurity at the 21-month stability time point, according to an FDA Enforcement Report.


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