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Crotan Side Effects

Generic name: crotamiton topical

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 16, 2021.

Note: This document contains side effect information about crotamiton topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Crotan.

For the Consumer

Applies to crotamiton topical: topical cream, topical lotion

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, crotamiton topical (the active ingredient contained in Crotan) 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:

Rare

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

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to crotamiton topical: topical cream, topical lotion

Dermatologic

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Pruritus

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

Hypersensitivity

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

More about Crotan (crotamiton topical)

Consumer resources

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Professional resources

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References

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

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

3. "Product Information. Eurax (crotamiton topical)." Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Jacksonville, FL.

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.