Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Gamma Benzene Hexachloride is used in the treatment of scabies (itchy skin condition)
How it works
Gamma benzene hexachloride belongs to a class of drugs called ectoparasiticides. It works by killing the mite and lice.
Common side effects
- 2 variant(s)
- Avoid direct contact of lotion or shampoo with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
- Wear synthetic latex gloves during the application of lotion or shampoo.
- Inform your doctor if you have any other chronic skin disease such as dermatitis (inflammation of skin) or psoriasis (red, itchy, scaly patches over the skin).
- Inform your doctor if you have HIV/AIDS, history of head injury or liver dysfunction or unexplained weight loss.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Avoid exposure of medication applied on your skin to baby while breast feeding.
- Feed your baby after 24 hours of lotion application as the drug is secreted through breast milk.
- Do not take if allergic to gamma benzene hexachloride or any of its ingredients.
- Do not give to Premature neonates.
- Do not take if Patient have any history of uncontrolled fits (seizures) or any neurological disorders.