dermatology
Dermatitis

NSAID cream withdrawn due to skin reactions

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has banned over-the-counter creams containing the NSAID bufexamac after continuing reports of allergic contact dermatitis. Bufexamac is an ingredient in first aid cream products that often contain ingredients such as chlorhexidine and lidocaine, and which are promoted to treat minor cuts and abrasions; insect bites, stings and itches; and minor burns ...

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