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There is no specific information on the effect of overtreatment with repeated topical applications in humans. A death was reported but cause was not confirmed.
Accidental oral ingestion may be accompanied by burning sensation in the mouth, irritation of the buccal, esophageal and gastric mucosa, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.
If accidental ingestion occurs, call your Poison Control Center.
Eurax (crotamiton cream, lotion) should not be applied topically to patients who develop a sensitivity or are allergic to it or who manifest a primary irritation response to topical medications.
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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