Scabigo 5% Cream

Psychotropics India Ltd

Composition for Scabigo 5% Cream

Primarily used for

60 GM in 1 tube

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Medicine Overview of Scabigo Cream


Uses of Scabigo Cream

Scabigo 5% Cream is used in the treatment of scabies.

Side effects of Scabigo Cream


Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Erythematous rash, Itching, Dry skin.


How to use Scabigo Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Scabigo Cream 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 parasites including itch mite and head and pubic lice causing paralysis and death.

In Depth Information on Scabigo Cream

Expert advice for Scabigo Cream

  • 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 colored 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.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to permethrin or any ingredient of its ingredients.
  • It should not given to children <6 months.
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Special precautions for Scabigo 5% Cream
No interaction found
Scabigo 5% Cream 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.
Scabigo 5% Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
Scabigo 5% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Scabigo
5% Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Permethrin Topical, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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