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Scabest 5 % Lotion

Psychotropics India Ltd

Composition for Scabest 5 % Lotion

Primary uses of Scabest 5 % Lotion

100 ml in 1 bottle
Medicine Overview of Scabest Lotion

Uses of Scabest Lotion

Scabest 5 % Lotion is used in the treatment of scabies and head lice.

Scabest Lotion side effects


Side Effects of Scabest are Skin burn, Stinging sensation.

How to use Scabest 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 Scabest Lotion works

Scabest 5 % 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.
In Depth Information on Scabest Lotion

Expert advice for Scabest Lotion

  • Inform you doctor if you have any skin conditions or allergies to medicines, food or other substances, asthma, or if you have any other medical conditions. 
  • Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes and wear gloves to avoid irritation to hands. If permethrin is accidentally introduced into the eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water. 
  • Apply the medication on small part of the hair to ensure it does not affect coloured or permed hair before application to entire head.
  • Check hair for active infestation with lice or nits after one repetition of treatment after 14 days as you may be at risk of developing resistance to treatment.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Scabest Lotion related warnings

Special precautions for Scabest Lotion
No interaction found/established
Scabest 5 % Lotion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Scabest 5 % Lotion is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Scabest Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Scabest 5 % Lotion, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Scabest

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
Permanent Treatment for scabiesPlease suggest me a permanent treatment for scabies
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
Permanent treatment is hygiene, regular bathing for all family members with washing of all clothes in hot water.
I have psoriasis and scabies both Using clop s oilment is it OK??
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
For scabies, hhmite cream from neck to feet at night single application
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
Sir I have scabies problem so please help me
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Hhmite cream from neck to feet at night wash in morning, single application
I am suffering from scabies. Please suggest some medicine
Dr. Aditya Favade
Skin Specialist
Tab. Iverscab 6 mg 1 tablet today only Permite Cream Today application to all body below neck.

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Frequently asked questions about Scabest Lotion

Frequently asked questions about Permethrin
Q. Is Scabest over the counter medicine?
Scabest is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner.

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