Over-The-Counter Medications That May Contain Peanut Or Tree Nuts

As a person living with an allergy to peanuts or tree nuts, it is very important to examine everything you put into your body.

If you have a nut allergy and take certain over-the-counter-medications or use certain products, it can lead to a dangerous or even life-threatening reaction. You probably want to avoid the following medications and products, which are known to contain peanut or tree nut compounds:

  • Adbec Multivitamin Drops: These drops should be avoided because they contain peanut oil.
  • Andiroba Oil: an astringent which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. People with any type of nut allergy should not use the product because it contains nut oils.
  • Anti-Itch Poison Icy Remedy: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Boots Cradle Cap Cream: contains almost oil.
  • Boots Derma Care Emollient Cream: contains a high concentration of almond oil.
  • Breathe Easy Chest Rub: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Menopause Pessaries Plus: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Cerumol Ear Drops: these drops contain arachis oil (peanut oil).
  • Clarus Antifungal: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Cold Sore Balm: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Colpermin: contains peanut oil.
  • De Mole: manufactured from cashew nuts.
  • Fungavir: used to treat toenail fungus and the product contains almond oil and walnut oil.
  • Linicin Lotion: used to treat head lice and contains dimethicone which is derived from almond oil.
  • King Bio Homeopathic Acute Pain Relief Topical Cream: contains almond and peanut oil.
  • Quiet Night Throat Spray: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Biocidin Throat Spray: contains black walnut hull and leafs.
  • Snore Spray: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Earex Ear Drops: contain peanut oil and almond oil.
  • Natural Bug Repellant: products that offer DEET free protection contain a sweet almond oil base.
  • Don’t Bug Me Insect Repellant: contains walnut oil, sweet almond oil and peanut oil.
  • Bye Wart: contains almond oil.
  • Cellulite and Varicose Vein Cream: infused with almond oil.
  • Deca-Durabolin: should not be used by people who are allergic to peanuts.
  • Dr. Eslee Triple Action: product contains macadamia nut oil.
  • Funguent: contains black walnut leaves and oil.
  • Metvix: contains peanut oil and almond oil.
  • Nasptin Nasel Cream: contains peanuts.
  • Naughty Nits: has an almond oil base.
  • Mobisisl Cream (pain reliever cream): contains sweet almond oil.
  • Nourimanba: made from peanuts grown in Haiti.
  • Oily Calamine Lotion: contains peanut oil.
  • Ow-Ease Insect Bug Relief: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Rinar: nasal spray that contains almond oil for the base.
  • Plumpy Nut: treats acute malnutrition, the product should be avoided by those with nut allergies because it is peanut-based.
  • Poison Ivy Skin Lotion: contains sweet almond oil.
  • Quiet Night Throat Spray: product for snoring relief. Contains almond oil.
  • Scar So Soft: peanut oil in the ingredients.
  • Skinhale Tag Removal: product contains almond oil.
  • ThermaFeet Spray: contains black walnut oil.
  • Venus Acne Cream: has sweet almond oil listed in the ingredients.
  • Wallys All Natural Ear Oil: contains sweet almond oil.
  • So Calm Pain Relieving Gel: contains macadamia nut oil.

When you or a family member has an allergy to peanuts or tree nuts, it is very important for you to be aware of the products and over-the-counter medications you use. By knowing what products and medications to avoid, you can prevent yourself from having an unforeseeable reaction to hidden peanut or tree nut ingredients which could prove fatal if consumed.

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