Scabelice Lotion is used for treating scabies and lice. It comes as a topical lotion for the skin and shampoo for hair and scalp. Also, note that Scabelice Lotion is used for the treatment of these conditions and does not help in prevention.
This medication is used externally; avoid taking it in mouth and protect it from getting in the eyes; if it gets in your eyes, wash them immediately with cold water, and seek medical attention if you have a persistent burning feeling. Do not use this medication if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Also, people who have a history of skin disorders should avoid using this medication.
The common side effects noticed with use of medication are burning sensations, itching, dryness, numbness or tingling of the skin and rash. Some side effects can be serious and you should seek immediate medical attention. These include dizziness, drowsiness, severe headache, seizures, shaking of your body that you cannot control.
The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:
Below are some of the common side effects of this medicine:
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medicine is used for treating scabies and lice. It belongs to the class of organochloride insecticide that has parasitical action and gets absorbed into the parasites exoskeleton and their ova. However, they are approved as a second-line treatment only. It acts through three modes, namely, protein denaturation, membrane damage and enzyme inactivation.