Allergy: Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins


calamine (topical) Calamine (topical)

Calamine topical (for the skin) is used to treat itching and skin irritation caused by chicken pox, insect bites or stings, measles, eczema, sunburn, poison ...learn more »

pramoxine (topical) Pramoxine (topical)

Pramoxine is an anesthetic, or "numbing medicine." It works by interfering with pain signals sent from the nerves to the brain...learn more »

epinephrine injection Epinephrine Injection

Epinephrine is a chemical that narrows blood vessels and opens airways in the lungs. These effects can reverse severe low blood pressure, wheezing, severe sk...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid. Prednisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Prednisone also suppresses the immune system...learn more »

diphenhydramine Diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine. Diphenhydramine blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in the body...learn more »

prednisolone Prednisolone

Prednisolone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

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