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crotamiton/cro·ta·mi·ton/ (krōt″ah-mi´ton) an acaricide used in the treatment of scabies and as an antipruritic.
A topical scabicide.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of scabies and other pruritic skin diseases.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It is not applied near the eyes or on the mouth or raw skin.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are irritation and allergic reactions of the skin.
crotamitonA drug that relieves itching. An ANTIPRURITIC drug. A brand name is Eurax.
crotamitonactive ingredient of some antipruritic preparations, e.g. Eurax
an acaricide used in the topical treatment of scabies in dogs and cnemidocoptic mange in budgerigars.