CROTORAX 10% W/W LOTION

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Composition FOR CROTORAX 10% w/w lotion

Crotamiton Topical(10% w/w)

food interaction for CROTORAX lotion

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medicine interaction for CROTORAX lotion

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Crotorax 10% w/w lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Crotorax 10% w/w lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CROTORAX 10% w/w lotion

Crotamiton Topical(10% w/w)

Crotorax lotion uses

Crotorax 10% w/w lotion is used in the treatment of scabies.

How crotorax lotion works

Crotamiton belongs to the class of medications called as scabicidal drugs. It works by killing the mite that causes scabies. It is also anti-pruritic in action. It acts as a counter-irritant, producing a cooling effect as it evaporates from the skin, thereby providing relief from itching.

Common side effects of crotorax lotion

Erythematous rash, Itching, Dry skin, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation).

SUBSTITUTES FOR CROTORAX lotion

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR CROTORAX lotion

  • Exercise caution if your child is less than 3 years of age, apply the cream or lotion under doctor’s supervision.
  • Do not apply crotamiton topical in or around the mouth or eyes. If applied accidently, rinse thoroughly with water. 
  • After each application, change the clothing, towels and bed sheets to facilitate killing of all the mites.
  • Take a cleansing bath after 48 hours of the last application to remove the traces of the medication from the skin.
  • Stop applying crotamiton if you develop any allergic reaction.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding and or having genital itching.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to crotamiton or any of its ingredients.
  • It sholud not given to patients with acute exudative dermatoses (red and itchy skin with pus). 
  • It sholud not given to patients with damaged or excoriated skin.

Frequently asked questions FOR CROTORAX 10% w/w lotion

Crotamiton Topical

Q. Is crotamiton over the counter?
No. Crotamiton is available with prescription of registered medical practitioner only
Q. Is crotamiton a steroid/an antihistamine?
Crotamiton is neither a steroid nor an antihistamine
Q. Is crotamiton topical safe?
Crotamiton topical is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)