Eurax cream contains the active ingredient crotamiton, which has antipruritic properties.
Crotamiton is a medicine that is applied to the skin to relieve itching (pruritis). It is not fully understood how it works.
Eurax cream provides relief of itching and skin irritation caused by various different conditions such as, nettle rash (hives), insect bites and stings, dermatitis, eczema, chickenpox, heat rash and personal itching.
Eurax cream can also be used to treat scabies.
This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.
If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Certain medicines should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. However, other medicines may be safely used in pregnancy or breastfeeding providing the benefits to the mother outweigh the risks to the unborn baby. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, before using any medicine.
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. Just because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect. The following side effect is known to be associated with this medicine.
This list may not include all of the side effects reported by the medicines's manufacturer.
For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
There are no known interactions with this preparation.
Eurax Hc cream contains crotamiton and hydrocortisone.