Anthisan Cream contains mepyramine maleate BP 2.0% w/w. Mepyramine maleate is an antihistamine with antipruritic and local analgesic actions. It is for the symptomatic relief in insect stings and bites and nettle rash. Direction for use. Adults, elderly and children of 2 years and above. Anthisan Cream should be applied directly to the affected parts two or three times a day for up to three days. Early application is essential to obtain the optimum response. CONTRAINDICATIONS: Anthisan Cream should not be used in eczematous conditions or on extensively broken skin surfaces. Special warnings and precautions for use: Repeated application of Anthisan Cream for periods longer than a few days is not recommended and treatment should be discontinued immediately if skin sensitisation occurs. Pregnancy and lactation:There is no evidence of the safety of mepyramine maleate in human pregnancy, but it has been widely used for many years without apparent ill consequence. Absorption of a significant amount after topical application is unlikely in the prescribed method of use, nevertheless, Anthisan Cream should not be used during pregnancy or lactation, unless considered essential. More Information:This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk. If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you. Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children. Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product. Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product. INGREDIENTS: List of excipients: Ceto-stearyl alcohol BP, Polyethylene glycol 600 monostearate, Castor oil BP, Methyl hydroxybenzoate BP, Foin coupe, Silicone antifoam, Purified water BP.