Anthisan Anthisan Cream For Insect Bites Stings & Nettle Rash 25g


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Product Info

Anthisan Cream contains a medicine called mepyramine maleate. This belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines.


It works by blocking a natural substance (histamine) that your body makesduring an allergic reaction.

Anthisan Cream is used for treating:

  • Pain, itch and inflammation caused by insect stings, bites and nettle rash.

Highly recommended by Inish Pharmacy.

How To Use
  • Apply the cream directly to the affected area of skin.
  • Do not apply the cream on eczema, larger areas of skin, cut, grazed, badly broken or sunburnt skin.
  • Apply the cream two to three times a day.
  • Do not use the cream for longer than 3 days.
  • For best results, use as soon as possible after the bite or sting.
  • If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 3 days talk to your doctor or pharmacist.


Stop using Anthisan Cream and see a doctor or go to a hospital straight away if you notice any of the following side effects:

  • A severe allergic reaction. The signs may include: rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue.

Stop using Anthisan Cream and tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you notice any of the following side effects:

  • An increase in skin redness, swelling and itching in the area where the cream was used. This might be due to a mild allergic reaction.
  • An increase in the sensitivity of the skin to sunlight in the area where the cream was used.

Occasionally drowsiness can occur if Anthisan Cream is applied to large areas of the skin.

Active Ingredients

The active substance is Mepyramine maleate 2%w/w.

Other ingredients include:

Cetostearyl alcohol, macrogol 600 monostearate, castor oil, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), foin coupe (36% benzyl benzoate, 21% oil of cedarwood, other aromatics and essential oils), silicone MS antifoam (a mixture of liquid dimethicones containing finely divided silicone dioxide), purified water.

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Delivery Within Ireland 

  • Free Delivery Over €45
  • Orders will be dispatched within 1 working day
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