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Drug information on Crotorax (Crotamiton) from AHPL

Crotorax

  Cream
AHPL
Generic : Crotamiton
 28.50
10%w/w
20 g
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Crotorax may be prescribed


Side effects of Crotorax

   Local : Irritation, itching, and rash.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Topical Scabies- As 10% cream/lotion: Apply to the whole body from below the chin. 2nd application is applied 24 hours later. May need to use once daily for up to 5 days.
Pruritus- As 10% cream/lotion: Apply 2-3 times/day.

How to use Crotorax?

It comes as a cream or lotion to apply topically as directed by your physician.

When is Crotorax not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Crotorax

For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and other mucous membranes.

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of skin irritation, burnt skin, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Other Precautions for Crotorax

Wash your hands after applying this medication.

Storage Conditions for Crotorax

Store it at room temperature.



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