What Are Some Effective Creams and Ointments for Poison Ivy?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 11, 2020 2:28:47 PM ET

Calamine lotion is the best cream or ointment option for easing the itching associated with poison ivy, according to WebMD. A doctor may suggest a topical corticosteroid cream, but other over-the-counter options may cause allergic reactions.