Our frequently asked questions

Find the answers to your questions about Eurax

Can I use Eurax on my children?

Eurax 10% Cream is suitable for the use of children over 3. 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 10% Cream is available in two sizes, a handy 30g pack that is useful when travelling or to keep in your handbag or car and a 100g pack that is great for the bathroom cabinet. Eurax HC Cream is available in 15g packs.

Can Eurax be used on broken skin?

No, Eurax should not be used on broken skin or for weeping skin conditions. Please consult your doctor for advice on treating broken or weeping skin conditions.

Is Eurax suitable for internal use?

No, both Eurax 10% Cream and Eurax HC Cream are strictly for external use only and should not be used internally.

I am pregnant or breast-feeding, can I use Eurax?

Eurax 10% Cream and Eurax HC Cream are not recommended in pregnancy. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Eurax if you are breastfeeding.

What are the active ingredients in Eurax?

The active ingredient in Eurax 10% Cream is Crotamiton, which helps relieve itching and is suitable for use on children over 3. The active ingredients in Eurax HC Cream are Crotamiton, and Hydrocortisone which helps to relieve skin inflammation.

What should I do if I accidentally get Eurax in my eyes or I swallow it?

In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with water and seek medical attention if you experience blurred vision or visual disturbances. If accidentally swallowed, seek medical advice immediately.