FAQs

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1. How do I know if a product contains steroids?

If a product is not labeled as steroid-free, then check the list of active ingredients. The most commonly found over-the-counter steroid ingredient is hydrocortisone. Products containing steroids are sometimes called topical corticosteroids. If you are not sure whether a product contains steroids, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

2. Can I use Sarna® Sensitive Anti-Itch Lotion to relieve itching associated with insect bites, poison ivy/oak/sumac, and sunburn?

Yes; however, Sarna® Original Anti-Itch Lotion is specifically designed to relieve itching associated with these types of skin conditions. Please go to the Products section to see which Sarna® product is ideal for your situation.

3. Why is Sarna® Sensitive Anti-Itch Lotion fragrance-free?

Fragrance ingredients are a common cause of skin irritation in sensitive skin. Sarna® Sensitive Anti-Itch Lotion was developed as a fragrance-free alternative for patients with skin sensitivities such as eczema, allergies, and skin irritations.

4. Are Sarna® products safe to use while pregnant?

As with any medication, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a healthcare professional before using this product.

5. Can I use Sarna® products after the expiration date?

We do not recommend using Sarna® products after they have expired. Please check the product lot number and expiration date.

6. Where can I buy Sarna® products?

Sarna® products are sold in retail stores nationwide. Click here for a partial listing of leading retailers that carry Sarna® products. If your local store does not carry the Sarna® product you need, ask the store manager to order and stock the product for you.

7. Can I order Sarna® products directly from the manufacturer?

We’re sorry, but we do not sell Sarna® products directly to consumers. Instead, we sell to regional distributors who stock your favorite stores with our products.

8. Can you suggest a mail-order company or Web site that sells Sarna® products?

Click here for a listing of several online stores that carry Sarna®.