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Overview

Introduction

Besto Scab Lotion is a combination medicine that is used to treat scabies. It kills the tiny insects (mites) and their eggs. It also kills head lices.

Besto Scab Lotion should be used in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Apply only to the affected areas.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include hair loss, rashes, drowsiness, headache, itching, and dry skin.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are suffering from any other disease.

Uses of Besto Scab Lotion

Side effects of Besto Scab Lotion

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Dry skin

How to use Besto Scab Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Besto Scab Lotion works

Besto Scab Lotion is a combination of two medicines: Lindane/Gamma Benzene Hexachloride and Cetrimide. It works kills microorganisms that cause scabies. It is also potent in paralyzing and killing the lice and their eggs.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Besto Scab Lotion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Besto Scab Lotion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Besto Scab Lotion
₹0.53/ml of Lotion
Scabelice Lotion
Mankind Pharma Ltd
₹0.76/ml of Lotion
44% costlier
Scabimide Lotion
Group Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹0.99/ml of Lotion
87% costlier
Scabelice Lotion
Mankind Pharma Ltd
₹1.06/ml of Lotion
101% costlier
Scaby Lotion
Knoll Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹4.25/ml of Lotion
706% costlier
Hyscab Lotion
Vellinton Healthcare
₹0.66/ml of Lotion
24% costlier

Patient Concerns

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This type one eruption on face above eye brow and 2 on arms rough and dry after peel scab turn ulcer like and pain with small amount of blood ozzing
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Post a properly focussed picture of the current skin problem
Scabies treatment - I got scabies in my legs,stomach ,hands Doctor prescribed scabex lotion I had tat scabies bumps on my penis also But it's reducing in size slowly I want to know whether scabies will occur on penis or not Prescribe me any better medicines for scabies
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Yes, can occur over penisHhmite cream from neck to feet at night, on time
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References
  1. MedlinePlus. Lindane. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cetrimide. Nottingham, UK: BCM Ltd.; 2014. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Ginsburg CM, Lowry W, Reisch JS. Absorption of lindane (gamma benzene hexachloride) in infants and children. J Pediatr. 1997;91(6):998-1000. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Cetrimide. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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