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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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. Creighton Wright
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

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Crotamiton (Definition)

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