Elimite Cream is a scabicide. It works by killing the scabies mite (Sarcoptes scabiei).
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Elimite Cream. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Elimite Cream. Because little, if any, of Elimite Cream is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Elimite Cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Elimite Cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Elimite Cream.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Itching; mild burning or stinging; redness; swelling.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Elimite Cream may be harmful if swallowed. Symptoms may include dizziness; headache; loss of appetite; loss of consciousness; seizures; vomiting; weakness.Proper storage of Elimite Cream:
Store Elimite Cream at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Elimite Cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Elimite Cream. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.