"Scientists at the National Institutes of Health report they have discovered in mouse studies that a small molecule released in the spinal cord triggers a process that is later experienced in the brain as the sensation of itch.
Eurax (crotamiton cream, lotion) has scabicidal and antipruritic actions. The mechanisms of these actions are not known. The pharmacokinetics of crotamiton and its degree of systemic absorption following topical application have not been determined.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/12/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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