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Nixiper Lotion

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Overview

Introduction

Nixiper Lotion is an antiparasitic medication. It is used to treat scabies, a condition where tiny insects infest and irritate your skin. This medicine works by killing the insects (mites) and their eggs.

Your doctor will explain how to use Nixiper Lotion and how much you need. Read the instructions that come with the medicine to make sure you use it correctly. Your skin should be clean, dry and cool before using it. Your whole body should be washed thoroughly 8-14 hours after you have used this medicine. Most people only need to use it once to treat their condition but, if a second application is needed, wait at least 7 days. Sometimes itching may last for a few weeks after treating scabies. This is probably an allergic reaction to dead mites and not a sign that the treatment has failed.

The most common side effects include mild burning, stinging, or tingling where the medicine is applied. Most side effects are usually mild and not everyone gets them.

Before using it, let your doctor know if you have any skin conditions or allergies to medicines, food or other substances, or if you have asthma. Though this medicine is generally thought to be safe, you should ask for your doctor’s advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Nixiper Lotion

Benefits of Nixiper Lotion

In Scabies

Scabies is a condition caused by tiny insects called mites that infest and irritate your skin. Nixiper Lotion is an anti-parasite medicine. It works by paralyzing and killing the mites and their eggs. Generally, the cream should be applied to the whole body except the face and head but follow your doctor’s advice. It should be thoroughly washed off after 8-12 hours. Often one application is enough to treat the condition completely but sometimes a second one may be required a week later. This will get rid of the itching, swelling, and redness caused by mites. However, dead mites may still make you itch for some time.

Side effects of Nixiper 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 Nixiper

  • Skin burn
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Nixiper 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 Nixiper Lotion works

Nixiper Lotion is an antiparasitic medication. It works by killing the tiny insects (mites) and their eggs, which cause scabies. It also kills head lice which attach to your scalp and irritate it.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nixiper Lotion is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nixiper Lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Nixiper Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Nixiper Lotion, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Nixiper Lotion is prescribed for the treatment of scabies( a condition where tiny insects infest and irritate your skin). 
  • It also comes as a lotion, which can be used for the treatment of head lice. 
  • It should be used as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor. 
  • If the condition persists after 14 days of treatment then the doctor may suggest another treatment.
  • Apply a thin layer of this medicine all over the body and leave it for 8-14 hours before taking a bath or shower. 
  • Avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth. If this happens, rinse with water immediately.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Pyrethroid Derivative
Habit Forming
No

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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

LG Floor, Block No. 2, , Attalika Warehouse (South), , 12 KM Mysore Road, R.V.C.E. Post, , Bangalore – 560059
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100 ml in 1 bottle
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