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P-Scab Lotion


Overview

Introduction

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

Your doctor will explain how to use P-Scab 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 12 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. You should ask your doctor’s advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is generally thought to be safe.

Uses of P-Scab Lotion

Side effects of P-Scab Lotion

Common
  • Skin burn
  • Stinging sensation

How to use P-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 P-Scab Lotion works

P-Scab 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
P-Scab 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
P-Scab 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 P-Scab Lotion?

If you miss a dose of P-Scab Lotion, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

  • P-Scab 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 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.

Patient Concerns

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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
Diabetes Specialist
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
My whole family suffering from scabies please suggest full treatment
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Permite or HH mite cream for application below neck over night full body ( all family members single day only ) . Tab ivermectin 12 mg stat . PRepeat tab Ivermectol 12 mg after 1 week . 6 mg tablet for kids .Whole family to be treated together . Apply cream full night then wash off next morning . Linen and other clothes to be washed next dayTab teczine 5 mg for itching for adults
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
201-C, Runwal Omkar Esquare, Opp. Sion Chunabhatti Signal, Off. Eastern Express Highway, Sion (E), Mumbai-400 022
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60 ml in 1 bottle
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