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Overview

Introduction

Scabimide Lotion is a combination medicine that is used to treat scabies. It kills the tiny insects (mites) and their eggs. It also kills head lices.

Scabimide Lotion should be used in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Apply only to the affected areas.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include hair loss, rashes, drowsiness, headache, itching, and dry skin.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are suffering from any other disease.

Uses of Scabimide Lotion

Side effects of Scabimide Lotion

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Dry skin

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Dry skin
    Use mild cleansing creams or soaps rather than harsh or perfumed ones. Use warm water (not hot) and do not spend too long in the bath or shower. Long bathing hours or using harsh soaps can wash away natural oils. Dry your skin gently with a towel and apply moisturizer immediately after washing. Do not use alcohol-based products on your skin. Choose clothing fabrics that will not irritate your skin.

How to use Scabimide 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 Scabimide Lotion works

Scabimide Lotion is a combination of two medicines: Lindane/Gamma Benzene Hexachloride and Cetrimide. It works kills microorganisms that cause scabies. It is also potent in paralyzing and killing the lice and their eggs.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Scabimide Lotion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Scabimide Lotion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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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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
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
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
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References
  1. MedlinePlus. Lindane. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cetrimide. Nottingham, UK: BCM Ltd.; 2014. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Ginsburg CM, Lowry W, Reisch JS. Absorption of lindane (gamma benzene hexachloride) in infants and children. J Pediatr. 1997;91(6):998-1000. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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