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EURAX CREAM

30g, 100g

£3.99£6.79

Eurax 10% Cream is fast-acting and long-lasting relief from itchy and irritated skin caused by skin conditions, allergies and stings.

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Description

Eurax 10% Cream is fast-acting and long-lasting relief from itchy and irritated skin caused by skin conditions, allergies and stings.

  • Rapid relief from itchy and irritated skin for up to 8 hours
  • Active ingredient Crotamiton relieves itching from allergic rashes, eczema and dermatitis
  • Non-greasy and non-staining

Is Eurax suitable for children?

Eurax 10% Cream is suitable for the use of children over 3.

Are all itchy skin conditions the same?

No, there is a big difference between dermatitis, allergic reactions, eczema and insect bites & stings. Eurax products can be used to treat many minor to moderate skin conditions. The active ingredient Crotamiton helps relieve itching while the Hydrocortisone in our Eurax HC Cream helps reduce skin inflammation.

Is Eurax safe to use every day?

When Eurax Cream is used for the treatment of Pruritis: Yes, but for children under three years of age, usage should only be used under medical supervision and it should not be applied more than once a day. If symptoms persist, speak to your doctor or local pharmacist.

When Eurax Cream is used for the treatment of Scabies in adults/elderly, it should be used once daily, for a total of 3-5 days.

When Eurax Cream is used for the treatment of Scabies in the paediatric population: For children under three years of age, consult a doctor before use and do not apply more than once a day.

Can Eurax be used on psoriasis?

Eurax HC Cream and Eurax Cream are not licensed for the treatment of psoriasis.

However, Eurax Cream can be used on dry cases of psoriasis to help with the short term relief of itching but should not be applied in the presence of exudative wounds, acute eczema, broken skin, or very inflamed skin.

Can Eurax be used on scars?

Eurax Cream & Eurax HC cream can be used on the scars. However, should not be applied in the presence of exudative wounds, acute eczema, broken skin, or very inflamed skin

Can Eurax be used on scalp?

Eurax Cream & Eurax Hc cream can be used on the scalp. However, should not be applied in the presence of exudative wounds, acute eczema, broken skin, or very inflamed skin.

Is Eurax a steroid cream?

Eurax Cream is not a steroid cream. Eurax HC Cream contains hydrocortisone which is a corticosteroid.

Can Eurax be used in or around the ears?

Eurax Cream & Eurax Hc Cream can be used around the ears, but NOT in the ears as both products are only licensed for external use

Additional information

Pack Size

30g, 100g

Uses / Instructions

Ensure the affected area is clean and dry before applying Eurax Cream, re-apply cream 2-3 times daily for rapid relief that works for up to 10 hours. Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children and pets. Do not store above 25°C. Do not use after the expiry date given on the end flap. Use within 12 months of opening. For external use only, if symptoms persist, please consult your doctor.

Warnings

Do not use: in or around the eyes, on broken skin, for weeping skin conditions or if you are sensitive
to any of the ingredients. Do not smoke or go near naked flames – risk of severe burns. Fabric (clothing,
bedding, dressings etc) that has been in contact with this product burns more easily and is a serious
fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but not totally remove it.

Cautions: Eurax Cream is not recommended in pregnancy. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before
using Eurax Cream if you are breastfeeding, or suffering from genital itching. Eurax Cream should only
be used under the direction of your doctor. This product contains stearyl alcohol which may cause local
skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis) and methyl hydroxybenzoate which may cause allergic reactions
(possibly delayed).

Side Effects

Eurax cream may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing; swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat; severe itching of the skin with a red rash or raised bumps.

Although uncommon, itching may occur. Also rare are the following side effects: Rash, itchy rash,
skin reddening, eczema and swelling of the face or throat.

If Eurax is accidentally swallowed, contact your nearest hospital casualty department or tell your
doctor immediately.

Ingredients

Active ingredient: Crotamiton 10%.

Excipient(s) with known effects

Stearyl alcohol

Methyl Hydroxybenzoate

Sodium lauryl sulphate (0.45%w/w)

Perfume (contains geraniol, citronellol, coumarin, benzyl alcohol (0.0187%), benzyl benzoate (0.0047%), citral, d-limonene, eugenol, linalool).

See patient information leaflet for full list of ingredients

 

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