Eurax Hydrocortisone Cream 15G

Average rating 5.0 from 2 reviews

Alleviate the inflammation and itching caused by dermatitis, insect bites and eczema. The active ingredients, Hydrocortisone and Crotamiton, help to reduce pain, itching and swelling.

  • Soothes itchy and irritated skin for up to 10 hours

  • Active ingredient Crotamiton relieves itching and Hydrocortisone reduces inflammation

  • Non-greasy and non-staining cream to relieve irritated skin


Average rating 5.0 from 2 reviews

Laura pritchard

Rating 5
Submitted 23 October 2020

I love using Eurax for my eczema- it calms the itch and it has a pleasant smell to it (non clinical smelling). I would fully recommend trying it for eczema itch, I swear by it. Many thanks


Rating 5
Submitted 07 September 2020

would recommend this cream to anyone,it's bri.l

Our frequently asked questions

Find the answers to your questions about Eurax:

Is Eurax suitable for children?

Eurax HC Cream is suitable for children over 10 years of age.

Are all itchy skin conditions the same?

No, there is a big difference between dermatitis, allergic reactions, eczema and insect bites & stings. Eurax products can be used to treat many minor to moderate skin conditions. The active ingredient Crotamiton helps relieve itching while the Hydrocortisone in our Eurax HC Cream helps reduce skin inflammation. 

What sizes does Eurax come in?

Eurax HC Cream comes in 15g packs.

Is Eurax safe to use every day?

Eurax HC Cream should be applied over a small area twice a day for a maximum period of 1 week. 

What are the active ingredients in Eurax?

The active ingredients in Eurax HC Cream are Crotamiton, and Hydrocortisone which helps to relieve skin inflammation.

Can Eurax be used on psoriasis?

Eurax HC Cream and Eurax Cream are not licensed for treatment of psoriasis.  However, Eurax Cream can be used on dry cases of psoriasis to help with the short term relief of itching but should not be applied in the presence of exudative wounds, acute eczema, broken skin, or very inflamed skin.

Can Eurax be used on scars?

Eurax Cream & Eurax HC cream can be used on the scars. However, should not be applied in the presence of exudative wounds, acute eczema, broken skin, or very inflamed skin.

Can Eurax be used on the scalp?

Eurax Cream & Eurax Hc cream can be used on the scalp. However, should not be applied in the presence of exudative wounds, acute eczema, broken skin, or very inflamed skin.

Is Eurax a steroid cream?

Eurax HC Cream contains hydrocortisone which is a corticosteroid. 

Can Eurax be used in or around the ears?

Eurax Cream & Eurax Hc Cream can be used around the ears, but NOT in the ears as both products are only licensed for external use.

Recommended dosage

Apply Eurax HC Cream sparingly to the affected area up to twice a day for rapid relief from mild to moderate eczema, dermatitis and insect bites. Eurax HC Cream can help reduce inflammation and itching. Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, have cold sores, acne or athlete’s foot, have weeping open skin wounds or on children under 10 years old. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, please consult your doctor before use.

Available in

15g packs


The active ingredients are Crotamiton 10.0% w/w and Hydrocortisone 0.25% w/w. Eurax HC Cream contains propylene glycol which may cause skin irritation, stearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis); propyl hydroxybenzoate and methyl hydroxybenzoate which may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed). While allergic reactions are rare stop using and seek medical advice if your experience: burning sensation, irritation, itching or contact dermatitis at the site of application, blurred vision or other visual disturbances. Patients with hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients should avoid use. Keep away from eyes and broken skin.

Safety advice

If Eurax is accidentally swallowed, contact your nearest hospital emergency department or tell your doctor immediately. Do not smoke or go near naked flames – risk of severe burns. Fabric such as clothing, bedding and dressings that have been in contact with this product burn more easily and can be a serious fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but will not totally remove it.

Suitable for use for adults and children over 10 only. Use sparingly on a small area twice a day for up to 1 week. Do not cover the area with occlusive dressings. If the condition does not improve within 7 days, please consult your GP. Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children and pets. Do not store above 25°C. Do not use after the expiry date given on the end flap. Use within 12 months of opening. For external use only, if symptoms persist, please consult your doctor.