Common English name: Crotamiton
Application: Relieves itchy inflammation of the skin (including itching caused by scabies)
Crotamiton Medication Information
Medication Information: Crotamiton is prescribed to relieve itching and irritation of the skin caused by skin diseases such as itchy dermatitis and allergic rashes. This medicine can relieve the itching of your skin after a few hours. Certain drugs treat scabies by killing the parasite, and crotamiton relieves itchy skin caused by the parasite.
Contraindications to Crotamiton
Pay attention to the expiration date of this medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
Never give the medicine to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Check for crotamitone drug interactions and be sure to tell your doctor what other medications you are taking.
Drug interaction of Crotamiton
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Tips to consider before taking Crotamiton
Some medications cannot be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking crotamiton:
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding.
- If crotamitone is for your child under 3 years old. Because this drug is not suitable for children under 3 years.
- If you have a specific infection or skin problem.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to another medicine.
Possible side effects of Crotamiton
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In rare cases, your skin may become allergic to this medicine and develop a rash or redness. If you have any of these symptoms, see your doctor immediately.
How to store Crotamiton
- Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
- Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.