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Revised: 1/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Eurason Cream 0.1%
 Active ingredient:
Dexamethasone
 Dosage form:
white to yellowish white cream
 Print on wrapping:
CG ED 0.1 (written on tube)

Effects of this medicine

This medicine shows local anti-inflammatory effect of adrenocortical steroid and reduces skin itching and inflammation due to eczema or insect bites.
It is usually used to treat eczema, dermatitis, dermal pruritus, insect bites or psoriasis.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you are a patient with skin disease (infection), erosion/burn/frostbite in skin or external otitis.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, apply an appropriate amount of the medicine on the affected site 2 to 3 times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply on mucous membranes or in/around the eyes. If the medicine got in your eyes, wash out with water or lukewarm water immediately.
  • Pay attention that applying extensively in large amounts or for a long period or covering applied area with a bandage or diaper may intensify the effect of the medicine.
  • You may feel warmth sensation just after applying the medicine, which will disappear in a short time.
  • The medicine is used to treat skin disease. Do not use it as a makeup base or after shaving.
  • If you miss a dose, use the missed dose as soon as possible. You should never use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, wipe the medicine off and consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include feeling hot, symptoms of skin irritation and contact dermatitis (including redness), etc. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Never transfer the medicine to other container to keep its quality.
  • Keep out the reach of children. Store away from heat.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.