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what happens if i overdose on lindane?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Nerve problems.: It should be used once and repeated one week later only. If you have used it daily and do not have symptoms i would still recommend blood tests for evaluation of toxicity.

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What do I do if I overdose on atarax (hydroxyzine)?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
Rest: You can't overdose with Atarax (hydroxyzine) which is a very safe medicine for allergy. You may feel drowsiness, just rest and take a snap.
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A 25-year-old member asked:

What is the typical dosage of lindane shampoo?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
1 oz: Usually one oz of 1% Lindane Shampoo is enough to cover the whole scalp.
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What is lindane shampoo usually used for?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
Lice: Lice and scabies.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What should I do if I overdose on lindane lotion?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Seek emergency care: Seek emergency medical attention immediately. Symptoms of overdose include tremors, agitation, excitation, seizures, and can possibly lead to death.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Who shouldn't use lindane shampoo or lindane lotion?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Pregnant or nursing: Lindane is age restricted .It is not safe for pregnant or nursing women and should not be used in small children. Scabies is treated safely with Elimite (permethrin) and head lice can be treated with other medications first.

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