Adult: Apply a 10% cream/lotion to the whole body from below the chin after 1st bathing and drying. A 2nd application is done after 24 hr. May need to use once daily for up to 5 days for it to be effective.
Max Dosage: Once daily for 5 days.
Pruritic skin disorders
Adult: Apply a 10% cream/lotion bid/tid onto the skin.
Child: <3 yr: Apply a 10% cream/lotion onto the skin once daily.
Hypersensitivity; acute exudative dermatitis. Application to the eye, mouth, other mucous membranes or on excoriated skin.
Warnings / Precautions
For external use only. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Topical: Pruritus, contact dermatitis, rash, irritation, warm sensation.
Overdose Reactions
No information is available on overdosage following topical application. Oral ingestion of the drug may cause burning sensation of the mouth, irritation of the buccal, esophageal, and gastric mucosa, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. No known specific antidote. Empty stomach by emesis or gastric lavage followed by symptomatic treatment.
Mechanism of Actions
Crotamiton has scabicidal and antipruritic action against Sarcoptes scabei. It is an effective pediculocide as well.
Storage Conditions
Topical/Cutaneous: Store at 15-30°C.
Topical/Cutaneous: Store at 15-30°C.
Available As
  • Crotamiton 0.5% w/w
  • Crotamiton 10%
  • Crotamiton 10% w/w
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