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Crotamiton - Topical/Cutaneous - Patient Medicine Information

> Why do I need this medicine?
> How do I use this medicine?
> What should I do if I have forgotten to use this medicine?
> When should I not use this medicine?
> What should I take note of while using this medicine?
> What side effects could I experience?
> Can I use this with other medicines?
> What special dietary instructions should I follow?
> How should I store this medicine?

 
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Why do I need this medicine?

Crotamiton is used for the treatment of scabies.

It is also used to relieve itching and skin irritation.

How do I use this medicine?

Use this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not use more or less than instructed by your doctor.

Crotamiton is for topical use only. Avoid application of this medicine to the face, eyes, and mouth. Do not use to inflamed and broken skin.

This medicine must be used regularly for it to be effective. Do not stop using it unless instructed by the doctor.

What should I do if I have forgotten to use this medicine?

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.

When should I not use this medicine?

Do not use Crotamiton if you suffer from skin irritation on first contact or exposure to topically applied medications as this medicine may not be suitable for you.

What should I take note of while using this medicine?

Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

What side effects could I experience?

Crotamiton may cause any of the following side effects: rash, itching, and irritation of the skin.

Inform your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.

Can I use this with other medicines?

Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, such as traditional Chinese medicine, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

What special dietary instructions should I follow?

Avoid alcohol.

How should I store this medicine?

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.



This information is independently developed by MIMS based on Crotamiton - Topical/Cutaneous and is provided for your reference only. It is not a replacement for and should only be used in conjunction with full consultation with a licensed healthcare professional, the information provided by your pharmacist and/or the manufacturer of the medication. It may not contain all the available information you require and cannot substitute professional medical care, nor does it take into account all individual circumstances. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, we shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2019 MIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by MIMS.com

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