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EURAX HC CREAM

15g

£3.39

Alleviate the inflammation and itching caused by dermatitis, insect bites and eczema. The active ingredients, Hydrocortisone and Crotamiton, help to reduce pain, itching and swelling.

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Description

Alleviate the inflammation and itching caused by dermatitis, insect bites and eczema. The active ingredients, Hydrocortisone and Crotamiton, help to reduce pain, itching and swelling.

  • Soothes itchy and irritated skin for up to 10 hours
  • Active ingredient Crotamiton relieves itching and Hydrocortisone reduces inflammation
  • Non-greasy and non-staining cream to relieve irritated skin

Is Eurax suitable for children?

Eurax HC Cream is suitable for children over 10 years of age.

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?

Eurax HC Cream should be applied over a small area twice a day for a maximum period of 1 week.

What are the active ingredients in Eurax?

The active ingredients in Eurax HC Cream are Crotamiton, and Hydrocortisone which helps to relieve skin inflammation.

Can Eurax be used on psoriasis?

Eurax HC Cream and Eurax Cream are not licensed for 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 the 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 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

15g

Uses / Instructions

Apply Eurax HC Cream sparingly to the affected area up to twice a day for rapid relief from mild to moderate eczema, dermatitis and insect bites. Eurax HC Cream can help reduce inflammation and itching. Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, have cold sores, acne or athlete’s foot, have weeping open skin wounds or on children under 10 years old. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, please consult your doctor before use.

Warnings

Contains stearyl alcohol, propyl & methyl parahydroxybenzoate and fragrance (inc. benzyl alcohol (0.0187%), benzyl benzoate (0.0047%), citral, citronellol, coumarin, d-limonene, eugenol, geraniol and linalool) which may cause local allergic/skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis, possibly delayed). If this happens stop using the cream.

This medicine contains 200mg propylene glycol (E1520) in each gram of cream.

If Eurax is accidentally swallowed, contact your nearest hospital emergency department or tell your doctor immediately. Do not smoke or go near naked flames – risk of severe burns. Fabric such as clothing, bedding and dressings that have been in contact with this product burn more easily and can be a serious fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but will not totally remove it.

Side Effects

Occasionally you may get irritation at the site of application, such as a burning sensation, itching, or contact
dermatitis/contact allergy. Stop using the cream if you experience severe skin irritation, blurred vision (unknown), other visual disturbances or any symptoms not listed. If accidentally swallowed, seek medical advice immediately

Ingredients

Active Ingredient: Crotamiton 10%w/w & Hydrocortisone 0.25%w/w.

Also contains: Stearyl alcohol, propylene glycol (E1520), white soft paraffin, polyoxyl 40 stearate, propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), pH modifier (sulphuric acid) perfume (contains geraniol, citronellol, coumarin, benzyl alcohol, benzyl benzoate, citral, d-limonene, eugenol, linalool) and water.

See patient information leaflet for more details.

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