SCABEPIL Lotion 50gm

Scabies Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

SCABEPIL LOTION contains Permethrin which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-parasitic agents. It is indicated for the treatment of scabies, pediculosis (lice) and crab louse infections.

Scabies is a condition that cause itchy skin caused by a tiny burrowing mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. It can cause intense itching in the area where the mite burrows.

SCABEPIL LOTION is not recommended for use in patients who are allergic to chrysanthemums (a flower). SCABEPIL LOTION should be used with caution in patients having lung diseases and eczema (skin disease).

It is not recommended for use in infants below 2 months of age and should be used with caution in children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

SCABEPIL LOTION is not recommended for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women. Consult with your doctor before using.

The most common side effects of using SCABEPIL LOTION are itching, redness of skin, tingling, prickling, skin burning sensation and dry skin. Ask for your doctor’s advice if any of these worsen or persists for a longer duration.

USES OF SCABEPIL LOTION

Used to treat:

  • scabies
  • pediculosis
  • crab louse infections

HOW SCABEPIL LOTION WORKS

SCABEPIL LOTION helps in treating scabies and head lice by acting on the nerve cells of the disease-causing organism and alters the movements of certain ions (sodium ions) which leads to loss of their function. This causes respiratory failure of the disease-causing organism and hence, their destruction.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply SCABEPIL LOTION as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. The medicine should be applied on all the affected areas. Your doctor will give the right dose depends on your age, body weight and disease condition.

Wash hands before and after the application of SCABEPIL LOTION. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids, nose and mouth.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SCABEPIL LOTION

COMMON

  • itching
  • redness of skin
  • tingling, prickling, skin burning sensation
  • dry skin

RARE

Stop using SCABEPIL LOTION and inform your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following side effects:

  • skin irritation
  • signs of hypersensitivity reactions (skin rash, fever, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, scaly or flaky skin)

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

SCABEPIL LOTION is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using.

BREASTFEEDING

SCABEPIL LOTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

SCABEPIL LOTION is not known to affect your ability to drive or use machines. Consult with your doctor.

ALLERGY

Do not use SCABEPIL LOTION if you are allergic to Permethrin or any other pyrethroid such as resmethrin, sumithrin or any of its ingredients.

LUNGS

SCABEPIL LOTION should be used with caution in patients having lung diseases such as asthma. Consult with your doctor before using.

OTHERS

Before using SCABEPIL LOTION inform your doctor if you have:

  • eczema

Use in paediatrics:

SCABEPIL LOTION is not recommended for use in infants below 2 months of age. Your doctor will give the right dose depends on your child’s age, body weight and disease condition. Consult with your doctor before using.

Use in geriatrics:

SCABEPIL LOTION should be used with caution in elderly patients above 70 years of age. Consult with your doctor before using.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before using SCABEPIL LOTION, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription, herbal medicine or the following medicine:

  • corticosteroids such as clobetasol, betamethasone (use to treat skin allergies)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else uses too much of SCABEPIL LOTION, it should be washed off with soap and warm water. In case of accidental ingestion of SCABEPIL LOTION, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Permethrin
Pharmacological Category :   Pyrethroid
Therapeutic Indication :   Scabies, Pediculosis, Crab Louse Infection           
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Gel, Lotion, Ointment, Cream Rinse, Soap, Bar, Bathing Bar

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep SCABEPIL LOTION out of reach of children
  • Do not store above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT SCABEPIL LOTION

What is SCABEPIL LOTION and why is it prescribed?

SCABEPIL LOTION contains Permethrin which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-parasitic agents. It is indicated in the treatment of scabies and crab louse infections (head lice).

For how long should I use SCABEPIL LOTION?

Use SCABEPIL LOTION for the time it has been prescribed by your doctor. Generally, a single application of SCABEPIL LOTION is sufficient for the treatment. However, it may require a re-application in cases of persistent or reoccurrence of infestation. Ask for your doctor’s advice.

How to use SCABEPIL LOTION?

Always apply SCABEPIL LOTION as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. The medicine should be applied on all the affected areas. Use this medicine for time it has been prescribed by your doctor even if your symptoms start getting better. Wash hands before and after the application SCABEPIL LOTION.

Can SCABEPIL LOTION be used in children?

SCABEPIL LOTION is not recommended for use in infants below 2 months of age and should be used with caution in children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Consult with your doctor before using.

What other precautions should I follow while using SCABEPIL LOTION?

SCABEPIL LOTION should be applied on all the affected areas. If you have taken a warm bath prior to applying SCABEPIL LOTION, the skin should be allowed to cool before the medicine is applied.

Is SCABEPIL LOTION safe for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women?

SCABEPIL LOTION is not recommended for pregnant and breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before using the medicine.

Can SCABEPIL LOTION cause prolonged side effects?

SCABEPIL LOTION may cause itching, redness, burning sensation, tingling, prickling or dry skin. Ask for your doctor’s advice if any of these worsen or persists for a longer duration.

REFERENCES

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3. Japbani Nanda, Andrew L. Juergens. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Bookshelf. May 2022. [Accessed on 20th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK553150/

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