Histo Calamine Lotion is a combination of five medicines: Aloe Vera, Calamine, Camphor, Diphenhydramine Topical and Glycerin which treat allergic skin conditions. Histo Calamine Lotion is a combination of five medicines: aloe vera, calamine, camphor, diphenhydramine and glycerin. Aloe vera is a plant, extracts of which form a protective layer on the skin by restoring moisture, so that skin feels hydrated and refreshed. Calamine and camphor are mild astringents which impart a cooling sensation on the skin to relieve minor irritations. Diphenhydramine is an antiallergic which works by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine), thereby relieving symptoms of skin allergy. Glycerine is a moisturizer.
Histo Calamine Lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Histo Calamine Lotion during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 15th May 2018.