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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Crotamiton (Definition)

Crotamiton is a topical anti-parasite agent which is a ...Read more


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Is eurax (crotamiton) safe for babies?

Is eurax (crotamiton) safe for babies?

No studies done...: While not specifically studied in babies, Eurax (crotamiton) states on its website this medicine is not an acceptable treatment for pregnant women. The best resource regarding the treatment of your baby is to contact your local pediatrician or dermatologist. Eurax (crotamiton) has furthermore been labeled as contraindicated in damaged or excoriated skin, so reasonable caution must be exercised. ...Read more

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Crotamiton is treatment for scabies?

Crotamiton is treatment for scabies?

Yes: Crotamiton (eurax) is a scabicide which can be used to treat scabies. It is available only be prescription from a health care worker. ...Read more

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Can I apply eurax (crotamiton) on my 5 month old baby?

Can I apply eurax (crotamiton) on my 5 month old baby?

Better not!: First of all, no indications in infants! Secondly, there are less toxic medications you can use for babies! But snag a md diagnosis first before using it! Would you use cheap oil product on your priceless bentley car? You save a little but it might it might damage the product! Regards! ...Read more

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I'm using eurax (crotamiton) for scabies, when do I stop?

Use as prescribed: It is usually only applied twice, 24 hours apart.
The itching of scabies may take a couple of weeks to resolve though. ...Read more

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Still feel crawling and itch been on perm and Eurax (crotamiton) nothing is working washed everything in hot water and bleached whole house son still gets welts?

Still feel crawling and itch been on perm and Eurax (crotamiton) nothing is working washed everything in hot water and bleached whole house son still gets welts?

Is it yourself?: Or your son? Please clarify, if is yourself, please check with your pcp, it might be your gall bladder, or any of the drugs/combination of drugs you are taking, if it is your son, recurrent/chronic (hives) or welts, needs to be seen by an allergist/immunologist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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I'm using eurax (crotamiton) for scabies, when do I wash clothes & bedding?

I'm using eurax (crotamiton) for scabies, when do I wash clothes & bedding?

With in 24 hours: Cleanse all of the above with in 24 hours after you first apply the medication. ...Read more

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Been on perm and Eurax (crotamiton) nothing is working scabies outbreak at kids school washed everything in hot water, clorax the whole house now what?

Scabies: I am guessing that you mean you still have itching? This is normal. The medication kills the bug but does not remove it from your skin. The itching persists for several days after the infection is cured. ...Read more

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Can eurax (crotamiton) be used to stop the irritation for chicken pox?

Can eurax (crotamiton) be used to stop the irritation for chicken pox?

See below: Eurax is primarily used for persons with scabies. It has scabicidal and antipruritic/itch actions. The mechanisms of these actions are not known. For chickenpox-i recommend antihistamines that are sedating like benadryl (diphenhydramine). Topical lotions/creams like calamine or aveeno tub soaks can help. I would save the Eurax for scabies infestation-aka body lice. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with scabies. They prescribed eurax (crotamiton) cream. I have cyst like lumps with yellowish bloody pus oozing. Worried. Please help!

I was diagnosed with scabies. They prescribed eurax (crotamiton) cream. I have cyst like lumps with yellowish bloody pus oozing. Worried. Please help!

Scabies.: Eurex application would be appropriate for scabies, which is typically intensely itchy. With pus, though, it sounds like you may have a bacterial superinfection. I'd have to see it to be sure, but that sounds a little more involved than just scabies. Not worrisome, just curious. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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