Frequently Asked Questions

  • LEARNING ABOUT ECZEMA AND EUCRISA

  • USING EUCRISA

  • GETTING EUCRISA

Eczema often appears as a rough red rash on the face, arms, or legs, and can be accompanied by oozing, crusted bumps.

EUCRISA (pronounced you-KRIS-a) is a steroid-free topical ointment approved to treat mild-to-moderate eczema in ages 2 and up. It’s the first FDA-approved topical prescription treatment for eczema in over a decade.

EUCRISA is available in one dosage strength as a 2% ointment.

EUCRISA contains crisaborole (active ingredient) and the following inactive ingredients: white petrolatum, propylene glycol, mono- and di-glycerides, paraffin, butylated hydroxytoluene, and edetate calcium disodium. EUCRISA does not contain added fragrance. It is also PABA-free, paraben-free, and gluten-free.

EUCRISA ointment is currently available in 60-g tubes.

EUCRISA is a unique topical ointment that works at and below the skin’s surface. It’s designed to block PDE4 enzymes within the skin. The specific way EUCRISA works is not well defined.

EUCRISA is for use on skin (topical use) only. Do not use EUCRISA in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.

EUCRISA can be used for children and adults ages 2 and up who have mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis. It can be used for all ethnicities and skin tones.

Do not use EUCRISA if you are allergic to crisaborole or any of the ingredients in EUCRISA.

EUCRISA may cause side effects including allergic reactions at or near the application site. These can be serious and may include hives, itching, swelling, and redness. If you have any of these symptoms, stop using EUCRISA and get medical help right away.

The most common side effect of EUCRISA is application site pain, such as burning or stinging.

EUCRISA is for use on skin (topical use) only. Do not use EUCRISA in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.

Use EUCRISA exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it. Apply a thin layer of EUCRISA to the affected areas 2 times each day. Wash your hands after applying EUCRISA, unless hands are being treated. If someone else applies EUCRISA for you, they should wash their hands after applying EUCRISA. EUCRISA is for topical use only. Do not use in eyes, mouth, or vagina.

Talk to your healthcare professional if you have questions about moisturizing while using EUCRISA. Applying EUCRISA and moisturizers on the same location was not studied.

You need a prescription to get EUCRISA. Talk to your healthcare professional if you have questions about getting EUCRISA.

Yes! eucrisa4you is a savings and support program designed to help you in the following ways:

  • savings offer on EUCRISA for eligible patients
  • dedicated insurance support to help you with your EUCRISA prescription
  • helpful information about EUCRISA