Calamine and Diphenhydramine Lotion (Caladryl)


  • Topical


  • Antihistamine and anti-itch combination


Itching due to poison ivy or oak

Itching due to insect bites, or other minor skin irritations



Administered topically

Adult and child > = 6 years: Apply sparingly to affected area 3-4 times daily.  Before each application, cleanse skin with soap and water and dry affected area.


  • Do not apply to blistered, raw or oozing skin

  • Do not use on extensive areas of skin for longer than 7 days

  • Avoid contact with mucous membranes and eyes

  • Discontinue if rash or burning sensation occurs

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