v-r caldyphen

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What is v-r caldyphen?

Drug Name: DIPHENHYDRAMINE/CALAMINE - TOP
Other Brand Names: Caldyphen, Ivarest
Uses: This medication is used to treat itching and pain caused by minor burns/cuts/scrapes, sunburn, insect bites, minor skin irritations, or rashes from poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac. Diphenhydramine belongs to a class of drugs known as antihistamines. It works by preventing the effects of a certain natural substance (histamine) that causes itching. Calamine helps to dry the oozing and weeping caused by irritation from poisonous plants. Use of this medication is not recommended in children younger than 2 years unless directed by the doctor.
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