Get to know EUCRISATM

EUCRISA is a steroid-free prescription treatment for eczema. EUCRISA topical ointment, 2% is for the treatment of mild-to-moderate eczema (atopic dermatitis) in adults and children as young as 2 years of age.

The approval of EUCRISA is based on a clinical trial program, which included more than 1500 people with mild-to-moderate eczema, ages 2 to 79, with over 1000 receiving EUCRISA.

Learn more about EUCRISA in these frequently asked questions.


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

EUCRISA is a steroid-free topical ointment approved to treat mild-to-moderate eczema. It is the first topical prescription treatment approved for atopic dermatitis in over a decade.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.