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Scabite Ointment


Overview

Uses of Scabite Ointment

Scabite Ointment is used in the treatment of scabies and head lice.

Scabite Ointment side effects

Common
  • Skin burn
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Scabite Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Scabite Ointment works

Scabite Ointment 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.

Scabite Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Scabite Ointment 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.
Lactation
Scabite Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Scabite Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Scabite Ointment, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Scabite

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I have scabies in testicle and around area. Some time I was scabbed and high pain. Which ointment using for treatment?
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
How you can say that u have scabies
Eyes itchiness and scabies and head and eye ache
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Use eyrdrop refresh tears thrice daily. Get ur vision n refraction also. For scabies, consult dermatologist
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FAQs

Q. Is Scabite over the counter medicine?

Scabite is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner.

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