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MEGASCAB PLUS LOTION

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Composition for MEGASCAB PLUS

Cetrimide(NA),Permethrin(NA)

food interaction for MEGASCAB PLUS

alcohol interaction for MEGASCAB PLUS

pregnancy interaction for MEGASCAB PLUS

lactation interaction for MEGASCAB PLUS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MEGASCAB PLUS

Cetrimide(NA)

Uses

Cetrimide is used to prevent infections.

How it works

Cetrimide is a disinfectant that can prevent infection by both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, as it is bactericidal in nature.

Common side effects

Rash, Skin irritation, Itching, Skin redness
Permethrin(NA)

Uses

Permethrin is used in the treatment of scabies (itchy skin condition).

How it works

Permethrin is a pyrethroid compound and it belongs to a class of medications called as Ectoparasiticides.  It acts on the nervous system of variety of pests including itch mite and head and pubic lice causing paralysis and death.

Common side effects

Mouth swelling, Itching, Skin rash, Stinging sensation, Burning sensation, Skin redness, Rash, Throat tightness, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath, Irritation

SUBSTITUTES for MEGASCAB PLUS

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Expert advice for MEGASCAB PLUS

  • Do not use cetrimide for a long period and repeatedly as it may cause allergic reactions.
  • Cetrimide is for topical use only. Avoid contact with mucous membrane such mouth, nose, ears, anus, or vagina.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you develop severe allergic reactions.
  • Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsens after cetrimide application.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for MEGASCAB PLUS

Cetrimide

Q.Is cetrimide a preservative?
Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium preservative used to limit bacterial growth

Q.Is cetrimide toxic?
Cetrimide is toxic to bacteria. Local application is non-toxic to humans. However, overdose or accidental oral intake may cause gastrointestinal irritation

Q.Is cetrimide agar selective?
Cetrimide agar is a type of agar which allows selective isolation of pseudomonas aeruginosa

Q.What is cetrimide cream/ solution?
Cetrimide cream is a cream for topical application for prevention of infection of cuts, grazes, insect bite, minor burns, wounds and scalds)

Q.How does cetrimide kill bacteria?
Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium disinfectant having bactericidal activity against both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.

Permethrin

Q.Is permethrin over the counter medicine?
Permethrin is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner.

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)