crotamiton topical (cont.)
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Who should not use crotamiton topical (Eurax)?
Do not use this medication if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it.
Crotamiton topical is in the pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether crotamiton topical will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
It is also not known whether crotamiton passes into breast milk. Do not use crotamiton topical without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use crotamiton topical (Eurax)?
Use crotamiton topical exactly as directed by your doctor, or follow the directions that accompany the package. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
Never use more of this medication than is recommended.
To treat scabies:
To treat itching:
Do not apply this medication to the eyes, nose, or mouth. Flush with water if you get medication in any of these areas.
Do not apply crotamiton topical to open cuts or wounds. Doing so could cause too much medication to be absorbed by your body, which could be very dangerous.
To prevent reinfection, wash all clothing, hats, bed clothes, bed linens, hair brushes, and combs with a strong cleanser in hot water to remove any mites or eggs.
Store crotamiton topical at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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