What is Eucrisa and what is it used for:
Eucrisa (crisaborole) is a prescription medication used to treat mild to moderate eczema (atopic dermatitis) in adults and children aged 3 months and older. It is a topical ointment that works by reducing inflammation and itching in the skin.
How to use Eucrisa:
Eucrisa is applied topically to the affected area twice daily, or as directed by your healthcare provider. It should be applied in a thin layer and gently rubbed into the skin. It is important to avoid getting Eucrisa in your eyes or mouth.
Possible side effects of Eucrisa:
Eucrisa may cause some side effects, including:
Burning or stinging sensation at the application site
If any of these side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor immediately. Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Precautions and warnings for Eucrisa:
Before using Eucrisa, inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions, such as allergies or sensitivities to medications or skin care products. It is important to tell your doctor about all medications and supplements you are taking, as they may interact with Eucrisa.
Eucrisa is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. It is not known if Eucrisa passes into breast milk, so it is important to consult your doctor before using Eucrisa while breastfeeding.
It is important to attend regular doctor appointments and report any new or worsening symptoms to your healthcare provider while using Eucrisa. Eucrisa is a prescription medication and should only be used under the supervision of a healthcare provider.