Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:41 am

Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion

Uses of Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion

Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Lice, Scabies

Side effects of Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion

The most common side effects of Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion are – Peeling, Swelling, Dryness, Irritation, Rash, Redness, Itching, Nausea, Acne

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion

Do not use Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion if you are allergic to – Lindane/Gamma Benzene Hexachloride , Cetrimide

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion works

Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion contains – Lindane/Gamma Benzene Hexachloride , Cetrimide

Lindane works by killing the tiny mites and their eggs, which cause scabies.

Cetrimide has three possible modes of action : protein denaturation, enzyme inactivation and membrane damage. At relatively low concentrations, the action of cetrimide is bacteriostatic, whilst at higher concentrations the action is bactericidal.

Dosage of Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion

The dosage of Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Scabex 1%/0.1% Lotion

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after using this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.