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How can itchy rashes caused due to Opdivo injection be treated?

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Dr. Kakkar S.

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Posted on Thu, 24 May 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: What can you do to alleviate the itching from an Opdivo rash?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Oral antihistamine and soothing lotion

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you.
I am Dr kakkar (Dermatologist and Venereologist). I have noted your concern.

You may take an oral antihistamine e.g tab cetrizine 10mg once daily for symptomatic relief from itching. In addition you may apply a soothing lotion e.g Calamine lotion for the rash.
Let me know details of symptoms and upload photo of rash so that I am better able to help.

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