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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Eurax (Overview)

Eurax is a topical anti-parasite agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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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

Dr. Sewa Legha
13 doctors shared insights

Eurax (Overview)

Eurax is a topical anti-parasite agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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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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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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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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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?

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?

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

Dr. Creighton Wright
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