Crotorax HC Cream 10gm

Scabies Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM is a combination of Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone which belongs to the group of medicines called Scabicides & Antipruritics and Corticosteroids respectively. It is used in the treatment of scabies.

Human scabies is a parasitic infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. The microscopic mite burrows into the skin and lays eggs, eventually triggering a host immune response that leads to intense itching and rash.

Scabies infestation may be complicated by bacterial infection, leading to the development of skin sores that, in turn, may lead to the development of more serious consequences such as septicaemia, heart disease and chronic kidney disease.

During the course of the treatment your doctor might regularly examine your skin to avoid any untoward side effects.

CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM is not recommended for use in cold sores, acne, athlete’s foot, broken or infected skin and in children (below 10 years).

CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM is not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women unless specifically directed by your doctor.

The most common side effect of using CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM are irritation at the application site like burning or itching. Contact your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM

  • Used to treat Scabies

HOW CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM WORKS

CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM treats affected skin where Crotamiton produces a cooling effect on evaporation from the skin, which helps to divert your body's attention away from the disease symptoms like itching and Hydrocortisone inhibits the synthesis of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause inflammatory signs like redness, swelling and itching.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of this medicine on the affected area. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM

COMMON

  • irritation at the application site (rash, redness, burning or itching)

RARE

Stop using CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe irritation
  • blurred eyesight or other visual disturbances
  • allergic reaction or infection
  • worsening of your condition

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM is not recommended for use in pregnancy unless specifically directed by your doctor. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless specifically directed by your doctor. Consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Do not use CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM if you are allergic to Crotamiton, Hydrocortisone or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM is not recommended for use if you:

  • have cold sores, acne, athlete’s foot, broken or infected skin
  • have weeping open skin injuries

Use in Pediatrics:

CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM is not recommended for use in children (aged less than 10 years). Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM, inform your doctor if you are using, have used or might use any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally applies too much of CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM, contact your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Crotamiton, Hydrocortisone
Pharmacological Category :   Scabicides & Antipruritics, Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Scabies
Dosage Forms :   Cream

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM out of reach of children
  • Do not store above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM

Q: Does CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM cause withdrawal effects?

A: CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM can cause withdrawal effects when stopped after using for a long period of time, like skin redness beyond affected area, burning or stinging feeling, severe itching, peeling of the skin and oozing open sores. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these above side effects.

Q: Can I start reusing CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM if my condition reappears after stopping the treatment?

A: No. If your condition reappears after stopping the treatment (within 2 weeks), with or without redness spreading beyond the initially affected area or a burning sensation, do not start reusing CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM without asking your doctor.

Q: Can I cover the area of CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM application with dressing?

A: No. Do not cover the area of CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM application with dressings. If you have any more doubts regarding the use of this medicine, ask your doctor.

Q: Can CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM be used on infants?

A: No. CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM is not recommended for children below 10 years of age. Your doctor will decide the correct dose or select a suitable alternative therapy for your child.

Q: What if I accidently get CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM in my eye?

A: If you accidentally get CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM in your eye, immediately wash it out with cold water. If you begin to have any problems with your sight or your eye is hurting, contact your doctor immediately.

Q: Can I stop using CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM?

A: Do not stop using CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM unless your doctor advises you to stop. If you have any more doubts regarding the use of this medicine, ask your doctor.

Q: What if I forget to apply a dose of CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM?

A: If you forget to apply a dose of CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM, do it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not use the medicine twice to make up for a forgotten dose.

Q: Will my condition improve faster if I use more CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM?

A: Do not use CROTORAX HC 10+0.25 CREAM more than required or more than that prescribed by your doctor, as it will not improve your condition any faster and can also increase some of the side effects.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Antiseptics, Disinfectants and Ectoparasiticides. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 903.

2. PubChem Compound Summary for CID 5754, Hydrocortisone. National Center for Biotechnology Information. June 2022. [Accessed on 29th June 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Hydrocortisone#section=Mechanism-of-Action

3. Famar AVE. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in August 2021] [Accessed on 29th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6323.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Patch testing

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    CROTAMITON 10%+HYDROCORTISONE 0.0025%
    Hsn Code
    30045090
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Crotorax HC Cream 10gm

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