crotamiton topical (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Eurax)?
Two doses of crotamiton topical, 24 hours apart, are recommended. If the second dose is messed, retreatment may be necessary. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Eurax)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a crotamiton topical overdose (after ingestion) include a burning feeling in the mouth; irritation or inflammation of the mouth, throat, and stomach lining; nausea; vomiting; and abdominal pain.
What should I avoid while taking crotamiton (Eurax)?
Avoid sexual or intimate contact with others until the infection has been cured. Also avoid sharing hair combs, hair accessories, hats, clothing, bed linens, and other articles of personal use. The infections are highly contagious.
Do not use more of this medication than is directed, and do not apply it to the facial area. Using too much of this medication could be very dangerous.
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.
What other drugs will affect crotamiton (Eurax)?
Do not apply other topical preparations to the affected area during treatment with crotamiton topical.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with crotamiton topical. Ask your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about crotamiton topical written for health professionals that you may read.
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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