Find & Manage Your Patient Assistance Programs
Estimated patient savings $600,000,000.00
Pramoxine HCl, Camphor and Calamine topical

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.





Pramoxine is a topical anesthetic used on the skin to relieve minor pain, itching and discomfort. Camphor helps to relieve itching while the calamine acts as a drying agent. This combination medication is used in the treatment of certain skin conditions such as insect bites, skin irritation, rash due to poison oak, poison ivy or poison sumac.

How To Use

This medication is for use on the skin only. To apply, clean and dry the affected area as directed. Apply a small amount to the skin area and rub in gently. Cover with a bandage if told to do so. Wash hands thoroughly after use. It may be applied to gauze or a bandage first. Do not use large amounts or use this more often than prescribed since the chance for side effects may be increased. Avoid contact with the eyes. Use sparingly on children or elderly persons since they may be more sensitive to the effects of this medication when used in large amounts. Do not ingest this medication.

Side Effects

This medication may cause temporary redness or minor irritation when first applied. If these symptoms continue or become worse, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: swelling/itching/rash where the medication was applied. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.


Tell your doctor if you have: other skin conditions, any drug allergies. This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if this medication is found in breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you use, including: other skin products. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.


If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.


Use this only for the condition for which it was prescribed. If the condition does not improve or becomes worse after a few days, notify your doctor.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as remembered; do not use it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.


Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat. Check the expiration date on the tube and discard any expired medication.