crotamiton - topical, Eurax
GENERIC NAME: CROTAMITON - TOPICAL (crow-TAM-it-un)
BRAND NAME(S): Eurax
USES: This medication is used to treat scabies. Scabies is a skin infection caused by mites that burrow into the skin. Irritation from the mites leads to severe itching and small bumps/blisters filled with fluid/pus. Crotamiton works by killing the mites that cause scabies. It also helps relieve itching related to scabies and other skin conditions. Crotamiton belongs to two classes of drugs: scabicides and antipruritics.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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