Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

By ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
10g Cream in Tube
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Hydrocortisone(10.0 %) + Crotamiton(0.25 %)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-SCABIES

Medical Description

Crotorax HC Cream contains Hydrocortisone and Crotamiton as the active ingredients. This cream controls scabies infection and reduces the symptoms of excessive itching. Skin irritation, rashes may be ...
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Uses of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

For the treatment of scabies infestation (itching on the skin mostly involving the entire body due to scabies mite).

Contraindications of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

  • If you are allergic to Crotamiton, Hydrocortisone or any other component of Crotorax HC Cream.
  • If you have bacterial, fungal or viral infections of the skin.
  • If you have a skin ulcer, open wound or pus discharge from the skin.

Side effects of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

Application site reactions such as skin irritation, rashes.

Precautions and Warnings of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Crotorax HC Cream during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available about the safety of this medicine during pregnancy. Therefore, the use of Crotorax HC Cream should be avoided in pregnant women unless considered essential and prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Crotorax HC Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known whether Crotorax HC Cream passes into breastmilk. Do not use this medicine for nursing women unless prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Crotorax HC Cream?
A:
Crotorax HC Cream does not affect your driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Crotorax HC Cream?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, avoid using alcohol as it can delay the healing or decrease the body's response to infection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an infection of the skin.
  • You are taking steroid medicine as oral tablets or injection for any other condition.
  • You experience worsening of symptoms after using this cream.
  • This cream is for external use only.
  • Do not use it around eyes or mouth (in and around the mouth).
  • Avoid using in children below 10 years without medical supervision.
  • Do not go near flames after applying this cream at it may catch fire easily.
  • Do not use this cream with an occlusive dressing.

Mode of Action of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

How Does It Work?

  • Crotorax HC Cream contains a combination of Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone. Crotamiton is an antiparasitic medicine that kills scabies mite by an unknown mechanism and reduces the itching on the skin b...
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  • Hydrocortisone is a steroid medicine which reduces the redness, itching and swelling (inflammation) of skin. Together, both these components of this cream provide relief in the symptoms of scabies.

Directions for Use of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

  • Use Crotorax HC Cream as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only. Apply it on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Crotorax HC Cream is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other heal...
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Storage and disposal of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

  • Store Crotorax HC Cream below 25°C, in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine.

Dosage of Crotorax Hc Cream 10gm

Overdose

  • As Crotorax HC Cream is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have a...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Crotorax HC Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Crotorax HC Cream used for?

A: Crotorax HC Cream is used to treat and relieve the symptoms of scabies infestation.

Q: What precautions and care should I take while using Crotorax HC Cream?

  • Maintain good hygiene.
  • Wash your clothes in hot water and iron them before wearing.
  • Crotorax HC Cream is for external use only.
  • Do not use it around eyes or mouth (in and around the mouth).
  • Avoid using in children below 10 years without medical supervision.
  • Do not go near flames after applying this cream at it may catch fire easily.
  • Do not use this cream with an occlusive dressing.

Q: Can I use Crotorax HC Cream for sunburn?

A: Crotorax HC Cream can relieve the itching caused due to sunburn by its cooling effect on the skin. However, you should not use this medicine without consulting a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CROTORAX HC
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2021 | 04:10 PM (IST)
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