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FUDOPIN CREAM 3
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FUDOPIN CREAM

DOH PM 055899


< COMPOSITION >
Each gm contains:
Doxepin HCl………..…..........…50 mg

< ACTION >
It is a topical cream. Doxepin hydrochloride is one of a class of agents known as dibenzoxepin tricyclic antidepressant compounds. Although doxepin HCl does have H 1 and H 2 histamine receptor blocking actions, the exact mechanism by which doxepin exerts its antipruritic effect is unknown. Doxepin Hydrochloride Cream, 5% can produce drowsiness which may reduce awareness, including awareness of pruritic symptoms. 

< INDICATION >
Doxepin Hydrochloride Cream, 5% is indicated for the short-term (up to 8 days) management of moderate pruritus in adult patients with atopic dermatitis or lichen simplex chronicus.

< USAGE >
A thin film of Doxepin Hydrochloride Cream, 5% should be applied four times each day with at least a 3 to 4 hour interval between applications. There are no data to establish the safety and effectiveness of Doxepin Hydrochloride Cream, 5% when used for greater than 8 days. Chronic use beyond eight days may result in higher systemic levels and should be avoided. Use of Doxepin Hydrochloride Cream, 5% for longer than 8 days may result in an increased likelihood of contact sensitization.

< PACKAGE >
Various packages of tubes and bottles.

EXTERNAL AGENTS 1084766