Overview

Uses of Megascab Soap

Megascab Soap is used in the treatment of scabies and head lice.

Megascab Soap side effects

Common
  • Hair loss
  • Rash
  • Erythematous rash
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Convulsion
  • Itching
  • Dry skin
  • Tingling sensation
  • Numbness
  • Tremor
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)

How to use Megascab Soap

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Megascab Soap works

Megascab Soap is an antiparasitic medicines. It works by killing the tiny insects (mites) and their eggs, which cause scabies.

Megascab Soap related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lactation
Megascab Soap is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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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Expert Advice

  • Do not use lindane to treat repeated scabies attack.
  • While applying the solution, make sure your hands are clean and dry.
  • Always use gloves made up of nitrile, sheer vinyl or latex with neoprene while applying the lotion, especially when applying to another person.
  • Avoid contact with other person, especially babies after applying the lotion on your body.
  • Do not cover the affected area of the skin with clothing.
  • Do not use lindane lotion within 1 hour of bathing or wet skin.
  • Do not apply lindane solution near your eyes. In case of contact with the eyes, immediately wash with water and if needed consult your doctor.
  • Do not apply more than the recommended amount of lindane lotion as it may be harmful.
  • Avoid if Patients is allergic to lindane or any other ingredients.
  • Avoid if patient is Pregnant or lactating women.
  • Avoid if Patients has broken, wounded skin or have open sores on the skin surface.
  • Do not take if Patients had seizures or fits in the past.
  • Do not take if Patients had used lindane solution in the past.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Megascab

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What is the treatment of Scabies
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
HHmite/ Permite 5% cream below neck over night to be applied on full body & washed off next morning. Repeat after 1 week. Linen to be washed next morning . Treat all close contacts Tab. Teczine 5 mg @ night for 1 week.
What is the best treatment of scabies
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Apply 5% Permite cream - one full tube to apply tonight from neck to toe 2hrs before sleep Wash off next morning Wash all the clothes bedcovers and pillow covers daily and iron them Apply the cream everywhere Repeat in the same manner after 7days If any family members are affected do the same for them except for children
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FAQs

Q. Is Megascab lotion available over-the-counter?
No. Megascab is not available over-the-counter. It is sold only upon the prescription by a registered medical practitioner
Q. Does Megascab kill scabies, lice eggs, and nits?
Yes. Megascab does kill scabies, lice eggs and nits. However, if you do not see any effects, do not use Megascab more than once and consult the doctor
Q. Is Megascab lotion safe?
Megascab is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as recommended doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Anhox Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., B/504 & 505, Shapath Hexa, Opp. Gujarat High Court, S. G. Highway,Sola, Ahmedabad: 380060.
MRP
49
75 gm in 1 packet
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