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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Name

2-Butenamide, N-ethyl-N-(2-methylphenyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Crotamitonum (Latin)
  • Crotamiton (German)
  • Crotamiton (French)
  • Crotamiton (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Crotamiton (OS: BAN, JAN, DCF)
  • Crotamitone (OS: DCIT)
  • G 7857 (IS)
  • Crotamiton (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Crotamitonum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Aygaushon (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Chen Ho, Taiwan
  • Boots Derma Care Itch Relief
    Boots, United Kingdom
  • Congen
    Jean-Marie, Philippines
  • Cromiton
    Ambalal Sarabhai Enterprises, Ethiopia
  • Cronix
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Crotamitex
    Gepepharm, Germany
  • Crotamiton Andromaco
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Crotamiton Farmapol
    Farmapol, Poland
  • Crotamitón Genfar
    Genfar S.A., Colombia; Genfar S.A., Costa Rica; Genfar S.A., Nicaragua; Genfar S.A., Panama; Genfar S.A., El Salvador
  • Crotamiton Taiyo
    Taiyo Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Crotamiton
    Farmapol, Poland; Genfar, Peru; Trepon Werck, Ethiopia
  • Crotan
    Owen Mumford, United States
  • Crotanol
    Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Crotorax
    Abbott, India; Sarabhai, Bahrain
  • Crotorax-HC (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Abbott, India
  • Elimate Plus (Crotamiton and Permethrin)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Eraxil
    Gepepharm, Germany
  • Eurax
    Medis, Slovenia; Medis Adria, Croatia (Hrvatska); Novartis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Novartis, Bahrain; Novartis, Chile; Novartis, Colombia; Novartis, Ethiopia; Novartis, Hong Kong; Novartis, Japan; Novartis, Malta; Novartis, Mexico; Novartis, Malaysia; Novartis, Norway; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Portugal; Novartis, Tunisia; Novartis Consumer Health, Australia; Novartis Consumer Health, Switzerland; Novartis Consumer Health, United Kingdom; Novartis Consumer Health, Ireland; Novartis Consumer Health, Israel; Novartis Consumer Health, Italy; Novartis Consumer Health, New Zealand; Novartis Consumer Health, Vietnam; Novartis Consumer Health, South Africa; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines; Novartis OTC, Singapore; Novartis Santé Familiale, France; Ranbaxy, United States
  • Eurax H (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Novartis, Japan
  • Eurax Hydrocortisone (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Novartis Consumer Health, United Kingdom
  • Eurax-hydrocortisone (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Novartis Consumer Health, Ireland
  • Euraxil (Crotamiton and Prednisone)
    Update, Taiwan
  • Itch-Soothe
    AFT, New Zealand
  • Lorix Plus (Crotamiton and Permethrin)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Marax
    Marching Pharmaceutical, Hong Kong
  • Methasone (Crotamiton and Dexamethasone)
    Century, Taiwan
  • Moz-Bite
    Hoe, Malaysia; Hoe Pharmaceuticals, Ethiopia
  • Pharmaniaga Crotamiton H (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Pharmaniaga, Malaysia
  • Pielic
    Licol, Colombia
  • Prurex
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Scabicin
    Mediline, Israel
  • Ulex
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Unix-C (Crotamiton and Permethrin)
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Veteusan (veterinary use)
    Richter, Austria
  • Youlifu
    Siyao Pharmaceuticals, China

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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