Eurax cream contains an active ingredient named crotamiton, which is a medicine for to relieving itching (pruritis). Each application should provide relief from itching for 6 to 10 hours. It's particularly useful for relieving itching that can persist after scabies; it has been treated as an antiparasitic medicine.
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For the relief of itching and skin irritation caused by, for example, sunburn, dry eczema, itchy dermatitis, allergic rashes, hives, nettle rash, chickenpox, insect bites and stings, heat rashes and personal itching.
Treatment of scabies.
For adults and children aged three years and above, the cream should be applied to the itchy area two to three times a day. Avoid applying the cream to weeping, oozing, raw, broken or inflamed areas of skin because this can cause irritation. Don't apply it around the eyes. Take care to avoid getting the cream inyour eyes, nose or mouth. Wash your hands after applying it and rinse the cream off thoroughly with warm water if you get it in these areas.
Stop using this cream and consult your doctor if you experience a burning sensation or rash while using it, or if your symptoms persist.
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. Eurax cream may cause skin irritation in people hypersensitive to any of the ingredients. If you find this product irritates your skin, stop using it and ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
For more information about any other possible risks associated with Eurax cream, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
People who are allergicto any ingredients of the cream.If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist.The cream shouldn't be used on weeping,oozing or veryinflamed areas of skin.
Eurax cream is not known to affect other medicines. However it's best not to apply different medicated creams, ointments or lotions to the skin at the same time, as they could dilute each other's effects. Try to leave about 30 minutes between applying different products.