Insect Bite and Stings

Description

Insect bites and stings usually result in a red raised patch of skin. They can be extremely itchy and the inflammation can cause discomfort. The use of antihistamine tablets or cream or a hydrocortisone cream can help clear up the bites and ease the itching.

Our Advice
  • Do not scratch, try pressing the bite instead.
  • Insect repellents and citronella oil can reduce how often you get bitten. They do not stop insects from coming near you and will not deter wasps and bees.
  • If you are going abroad, ask our pharmacist about how to prevent bites and malaria prophylaxis.
  • There is no oral insect repellent.
  • If you have many bites, broken skin, drowsiness or are concerned about a skin reaction, ask our pharmacist for advice.
  • After Bite 14ml

    £3.99

  • NUMARK Hydrocortisone Cream 1% 15g

    £2.30

  • Anthisan Cream 25g

    £4.07

  • NUMARK Anti-Histamine Tablets (Chlorphenamine 4mg) 30 tablets

    £1.00

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  • NUMARK Calamine Lotion 200ml

    £1.50