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Galefree Lotion


Introduction

Galefree 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.

Galefree 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 skin burn or stinging sensation. 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. This medicine is safe to use in pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Galefree Lotion

Side effects of Galefree Lotion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Galefree

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

How to use Galefree 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 Galefree Lotion works

Galefree Lotion is a combination of two medicines: Cetrimide and Permethrin. It works kills microrganisms 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 Galefree Lotion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Galefree 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.
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₹2.2/ml of Lotion
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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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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
i have scabies problem.doctor suggest me a scabimide p lotion which does not suits me.it react itching and paining ,so plz suggest some best lotion that have no side effects.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
that is best meds u have hereand it will cause itching , thats hows its works use SCABEX lotionalso u need to take ivermectin 6mg once daily for 3 days
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References

  1. Cetrimide. Nottingham, UK: BCM Ltd.; 2014. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirecct. Permethrin. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Cetrimide. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Permethrin. Wevelgem, Belgium: Medgenix Benelux n.v.; 2015. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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SCF-1009,2nd Floor, Motor Market, Manimajra Chandigarh, Chandigarh 160101 India.
Country of Origin: India
MRP
125
60 ml in 1 bottle
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