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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-etyl-N-(2-metylphenyl)-

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 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Crotamitonum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • A-Bite
    Hoe, Malaysia
  • Aygaushon (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Chen Ho, Taiwan
  • Boots Derma Care Itch Relief
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Cronix
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Crotamiton 10% Genfar
    Genfar, Colombia
  • Crotamiton 10% Taiyo
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Crotamiton Andromaco
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Crotamiton Farmapol
    Farmapol, Poland
  • Crotamitón Genfar
    Genfar S.A., Costa Rica; Genfar S.A., Nicaragua; Genfar S.A., Panama; Genfar S.A., El Salvador
  • Crotamiton Humax
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Crotamiton Stada
    STADA, Hong Kong
  • Crotamiton Stada 10%
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Crotanol
    Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Crotorax
    AHPL, India
  • Crotorax-HC (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    AHPL, India
  • Duo-Scabil (Crotamiton and Sulfur)
    Perrigo, Israel
  • Elimate Plus (Crotamiton and Permethrin)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Eurax
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; Novartis, Chile; Novartis, Colombia; Novartis, Ireland; Novartis, Lebanon; Novartis, Malta; Novartis, Norway; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Tunisia; Novartis Biosciences, Peru; Novartis Consumer Health, Switzerland; Novartis Consumer Health, Hong Kong; 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
  • Eurax 10%
    Novartis, Egypt; Novartis, Japan; Novartis Santé Familiale, France
  • Eurax H (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Novartis, Japan
  • Eurax HC (Crotamiton and Hydrocortisone)
    Novartis Consumer Health, United Kingdom
  • Euraxil (Crotamiton and Prednisone)
    Update, Taiwan
  • Eurosin
    Jean-Marie Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Itch-Soothe
    AFT, New Zealand
  • Lorix Plus (Crotamiton and Permethrin)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Methasone (Crotamiton and Dexamethasone)
    Century, Taiwan
  • Moz-Bite
    Hoe Pharmaceuticals, Vietnam
  • Otostan (veterinary use)
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Prurex
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Scabicin
    Cosmofarma, Portugal
  • Ulex
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Unix-C (Crotamiton and Permethrin)
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Veteusan (veterinary use)
    Richter Pharma, Austria


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)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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