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Curex

Generic Name: Crotamiton

Therapeutic Class: DERMATOLOGICALS


Dosage Form: Cream


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  • Presentation
  • Description
  • Indications
  • Dosage & Administration
  • Side Effect
  • Precautions
  • Contraindications
  • Drug Interaction
  • Storage

Presentation

Curex

Curex Cream 10%  Crotamiton BP 10%

Description

Curex is for the application to the skin only. Following accidentel ingestion,  nausea, vomiting & irritation of the buccal, oesophageal & gastric mucosa have been reported. A risk of methaemoglobinaemia exists, which may be treatad with methylene blue.

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Indication

1.For the relief of itching & skin irritation caused by for example sunbum, dry eczema, itchy dermatitis, allergic rashes, hives, nettle rash, chickenpox, insect bites & strings, heat rashes, personal itching.
2.The treatment of scabiaes.

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Dosage & Administration

Pruritus: Adults (Including the elderly) and Children: Apply to the affected area 2-3 times daily. Curex will provide relief from irritation for 6-10 hours after each application. Curex can be used in children. There are no special dosage recommendations in the elderly.
Scabies: Adults: After the patient has taken a warm bath, the skin should be well dried and Curex rubbed into the entire body surface (excluding the face and scalp) until no traces of the preparation remain visible on the surface, for total of 3-5 days.
Children: Application as described for adults but in children under 3 years of age Curex should not be applied more than once a day.

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Side Effect

Occasionally irritation of the skin or contact allergy may occur. In such cases the preparation should be discontinued.

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Precautions

Acuta exudative dermatoses. Hypersensitivity to any of the ingradients. Crotamiton should not be used in or around the eyes since contact with the eyelids may give rise to conjunctival inflammation.

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Contraindications

Acuta exudative dermatoses. Hypersensitivity to any of the ingradients. Crotamiton should not be used in or around the eyes since contact with the eyelids may give rise to conjunctival inflammation.

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Drug Interaction

None

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Storage

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