Eurax HC Cream provides fast and effective relief from itching and skin irritation. It contains the active ingredients Crotamiton (10%), which helps to relieve itching by producing what is called counter-irritation and producing a soothing, cooling effect and Hydrocortisone (0.25%), a topical steroid that helps reduce inflammation, itching and redness.
Eurax HC Cream provides a dramatic reduction in itching and irritation that is non-greasy and non-staining. A gentle and soothing cream that can be used by children 10 years of age and older.
Eurax HC Cream helps to relieve itching caused by a range of different skin irritations such as: dermatitis, eczema, allergic rashes, hives, nettle rashes, insect bites and stings, heat rash and sunburn.
Eurax HC contains two active ingredients , crotamtion and hydrocortisone. Hydrocortisone is a mild potency steroid and it helps to reduce redness and inflammation whilst crotamiton reduces itching.
Do not use Eurax HC Cream on infected or broken skin. Due to the steroid content, we recommend you use this product for no more than 7 consecutive days unless advised by a doctor.
Adults and children over 10 years:
Apply Eurax HC Cream thinly to the affected area twice daily, for a maximum of seven days.
Not everyone will experience side effects when they use Eurax HC Cream, however if you do they can include:
Generally, Eurax HC Cream does not cause unwanted effects, although skin irritation such as itching or burning sensation might occur occasionally.
Discontinue using Eurax HC Cream and seek medical advice if there is severe irritation or if you have an allergic reaction or if there are other side effects.
If swallowed accidentally, immediately seek medical advice.
If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.
- Use Eurax HC Cream externally only.
- You should not use this cream if you are allergic to the ingredients or if you have weeping or broken skin such as athlete's foot cold sores or acne.
- You should not apply the cream on the face or eyes, on your genitals or around your anus.
- Avoid using this cream if you are expecting or breast feeding or on children under 10 years without consulting your doctor.
- Consult your doctor if the condition persists within seven days.
Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.
The active ingredients contained in Eurax HC Cream is/are:
Crotamiton 10% w/w, Hydrocortisone 0.25% w/w.
The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:
Stearyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, White soft Paraffin, Polyoxy 40 Stearate, Propyl Hydroxybenzoate, Methyl Hydroxybenzoate, pH Modifier (Sulphuric Acid), Perfume and Water.