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Tetminol Soap

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Tetminol Soap is an antiscabies medicine. It is used to treat scabies, a condition where tiny mites infest and irritate your skin. It works by killing the mites and their eggs.

Your doctor or pharmacist will explain how to use Tetminol Soap and how much you need. Read the instructions that come with the medicine to make sure you use it correctly. It is for external use only and always use gloves while using it, especially when applying to another person. You should apply it on a dry and clean skin and do not cover the affected area with clothes. You should not use it if you have an open wound on the skin. In case of accidental contact with the eyes, mouth, or nose, wash it off immediately with plenty of water.

It may cause side effects such as itching, numbness, tingling or pricking sensation, and dry skin, etc. If any of these effects bother you then its better to consult the doctor. You must not take alcohol while using this medicine as it may increase your side effects.

Before using it, you should inform doctor if you are suffering from any severe disease like heart, or any mental disorders, seizures or fits. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Tetminol Soap

Benefits of Tetminol Soap

In Scabies

Scabies is a condition caused by tiny insects called mites that infest and irritate your skin. Tetminol Soap is an anti-parasite medicine. It works by paralyzing and killing the mites and their eggs. It is mainly used for treatment and prevention from scabies and related skin problems like itching, skin irritation, inflammation, rashes, redness on the skin. It can be used for the entire body including the head scalp. This medicine will help you get rid of the itching, swelling, and redness caused by mites. However, dead mites may still make you itch for some time. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Tetminol Soap

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tetminol

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

How to use Tetminol Soap

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Tetminol Soap works

Sulfiram belongs to the class of medications called as antiscabies agents. It acts by killing the mites causing scabies thereby preventing the infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tetminol Soap 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
Tetminol Soap 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 Tetminol Soap?

If you miss a dose of Tetminol Soap, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Take a warm bath and apply the medicated soap all over the body especially in folded areas of the skin. Blot dry with a towel.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any allergic reactions. 
  • Preferably use at night before going to bed. 
  • Do not let sulfiram soap come in contact with your mouth or eyes.
  • Wash your clothing and bed sheets after each application to kill all the mites.
  • Application of sulfiram should continue till the infection terminates.
  • Follow up with your doctor after 1 week of treatment.
  • Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with sulfiram, as it may cause serious adverse effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to sulfiram or other sulfur containing medications or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not use if you have had heart attack, or mental disorders (e.g episodes in which they see, hear or feel things that are not really present [hallucinations], or false ideas or beliefs despite evidence suggesting otherwise [delusions ], serious allergic reactions). 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Organosulfur Compound
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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He is 6 months old and has small blisters (pic is attached) all over his body. His mother has the same problem and he got this from his mother.
Dr. Dharamvir Singh
Dermatology
He might be scabies plz go to ur doctor n get scabies treatment
Hello sir . There is growing pimples on my skin I don't know why it's happening. I'm sending you picture of my problem. Sir I don't wanna go to doctor. So tell me home remedies or medicines which I can buy from medical stores. I wash my penis daily with soap but after all it is not becoming well. It's increasing. Help me please I'm worried. Thank you
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
It could be scabies, tab xyzal 5 at night for few days meanwhile visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
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FAQs

Q. What is Tetminol Soap used for?

Tetminol Soap is an ectoparasiticide used in the treatment and prevention of scabies. It is usually sold as a solution or medicated soap, sometimes in combination with benzyl benzoate.

Q. Is Tetminol Soap effective?

Tetminol Soap is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Tetminol Soap too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Is Tetminol Soap available over the counter?

No, Tetminol Soap is not available over the counter, rather, it can be taken only if prescribed by a doctor. Do not self-medicate and take it only under the supervision of a healthcare professional to get maximum benefit of Tetminol Soap.

Q. Is Tetminol Soap safe?

Tetminol Soap is safe if used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Tetminol Soap?

Be careful not to get Tetminol Soap into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Tetminol Soap if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly, to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Tetminol Soap with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Tetminol Soap only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Tetminol Soap?

If you forget to use Tetminol Soap, do not worry and continue using Tetminol Soap as soon as you remember. If you have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

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References

  1. PubChem. Sulfiram. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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M-17, Pharma Tower, Basement & Ground Floor, Badli Industrial Area, New Delhi 110 042
Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: December, 2020

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