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Benadryl Original Strength (Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.)

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CREAM 1 TUBE in 1 CARTON (58232-0740-1) > 28.3 g in 1 TUBE Label Information

Complete Benadryl Original Strength Information


    Drug Facts


    Active ingredients Purpose
    Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 1% Topical analgesic
    Zinc acetate 0.1% Skin protectant

  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves pain and itching associated with:
      • insect bites
      • minor burns
      • sunburn
      • minor skin irritations
      • minor cuts
      • scrapes
      • rashes due to poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac
    • dries the oozing and weeping of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac

  • Warnings

    For external use only.

    Do not use
    • on large areas of the body
    • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one taken by mouth

    Ask a doctor before use
    • on chicken pox
    • on measles

    When using this product avoid contact with eyes

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
    • symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days

    Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    • do not use more than directed
    • adults and children 2 years of age and older: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
    • children under 2 years of age: ask a doctor

  • Other information

    • protect from excessive heat (40°C/104°F)

  • Inactive ingredients

    cetyl alcohol, diazolidinyl urea, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol monostearate 1000, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water

  • Questions?

    call toll-free 800-524-2624 (English/Spanish) or 215-273-8755 (collect)

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28.3 g Tube Carton


    Topical Analgesic/Skin Protectant

    For ages 2 & up


    NET WT 1 OZ (28.3 g)

    PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28.3 g Tube Carton

    diphenhydramine hydrochloride and zinc acetate cream
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:58232-0740
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (UNII: TC2D6JAD40) (Diphenhydramine - UNII:8GTS82S83M) Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 10 mg  in 1 g
    Zinc Acetate (UNII: FM5526K07A) (Zinc Cation - UNII:13S1S8SF37) Zinc Acetate 1 mg  in 1 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    Cetyl Alcohol (UNII: 936JST6JCN)  
    Diazolidinyl Urea (UNII: H5RIZ3MPW4)  
    Methylparaben (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    Propylene Glycol (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    Propylparaben (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    Water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:58232-0740-1 1 in 1 CARTON 10/15/2012
    1 28.3 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part348 10/15/2012
    Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (002347102)