Crotamiton

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Scientific Name: Crotamiton
Brand Name: Crotan, Eurax
Company Owner: Ranbaxy laboratories inc, Summers laboratories inc
Mechanism Of Action Crotamiton is an antiparasitic that is toxic to the scabies mite. Crotamiton also relieves itching by producing what is called a counter-irritation. As crotamiton evaporates from the skin, it produces a cooling effect. This cooling effect helps to divert your body’s attention away from the itching.
Description of the Drug: Crotamiton is a topical scabicidal and antipruritic agent used for scabies eradication and for the relief of pruritus.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00265