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Zyscab 1 % Lotion


Uses of Zyscab Lotion

Zyscab 1 % Lotion is used in the treatment of scabies and head lice.

Zyscab Lotion side effects

  • Skin burn
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Zyscab 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 Zyscab Lotion works

Zyscab 1 % 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.

Zyscab Lotion related warnings

No interaction found/established
Zyscab 1 % 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.
Zyscab 1 % 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 Zyscab Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Zyscab 1 % Lotion, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Zyscab 1 % Lotion
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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 Zyscab

Suffering with heavy hair fall with head lice. Please advise to remove head lice and healthy hair growth
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Some anti hair lice shampoo are available in the market you can use any of them. your chemist will guide you in selecting one.Ivermectin lotion, 0.5% was approved by the FDA in 2012 for treatment of head lice in persons 6 months of age and older.
No any lice but sticky so many lice eggs in hair From 6 months I have applied paramithn And all lice are gone but lice eggs still remain stuck to hair
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Pediculosis Capitis ( Head lice )Perlice 1 percent rinse for scalp wash once weekly for 4 weeks . Keep for 20 minutesTab Ivermectol 12 mg once weekly for 2 weeks
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Q. Is Zyscab over the counter medicine?

Zyscab is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
100 ml in 1 bottle