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Crotamiton topical Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 8, 2022.

Applies to crotamiton topical: topical cream, topical lotion.

Serious side effects of Crotamiton topical

Along with its needed effects, crotamiton topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking crotamiton topical:


  • Skin irritation or rash not present before use of this medicine

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to crotamiton topical: topical cream, topical lotion.


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Pruritus

Rare (less than 0.1%): Contact dermatitis[Ref]


Rare (less than 0.1%): Hypersensitivity reactions (e.g., rash, eczema, erythema, skin irritation, angioedema)[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Eurax (crotamiton topical)." Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals (2002):

2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.