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Eurax Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is crotamiton topical (Eurax)?
- What are the possible side effects of crotamiton (Eurax)?
- What is the most important information I should know about crotamiton topical (Eurax)?
- Who should not use crotamiton topical (Eurax)?
- How should I use crotamiton topical (Eurax)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Eurax)?
- What happens if I overdose (Eurax)?
- What should I avoid while taking crotamiton (Eurax)?
- What other drugs will affect crotamiton (Eurax)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Eurax)?
Two doses of crotamiton topical, 24 hours apart, are recommended. If the second dose is messed, retreatment may be necessary. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Eurax)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a crotamiton topical overdose (after ingestion) include a burning feeling in the mouth; irritation or inflammation of the mouth, throat, and stomach lining; nausea; vomiting; and abdominal pain.
What should I avoid while taking crotamiton (Eurax)?
Avoid sexual or intimate contact with others until the infection has been cured. Also avoid sharing hair combs, hair accessories, hats, clothing, bed linens, and other articles of personal use. The infections are highly contagious.
Do not use more of this medication than is directed, and do not apply it to the facial area. Using too much of this medication could be very dangerous.
Do not apply crotamiton topical to open cuts or wounds. Doing so could cause too much medication to be absorbed by your body, which could be very dangerous.
What other drugs will affect crotamiton (Eurax)?
Do not apply other topical preparations to the affected area during treatment with crotamiton topical.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with crotamiton topical. Ask your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about crotamiton topical written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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