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Medicine For Kwell Overdose
EMERGENCY ROOM: Kwells (lindane) (hyoscine hydrobromide) for prevention and control of travel sickness. Tablets melt in the mouth, absorption is very rapid. Contraindications: domperidone or metoclopramide, glaucoma, down’s syndrome, seizures, blockage of intestines, narrowing of the stomach outlet, ulcerative colitis, myasthenia gravis, fever, enlarged prostate. ...Read more
Kwells (lindane) active ingred: Int is scopolamine, commonly prescribed in the united kingdom for motion sickness. For adults, a 300 µg tablet is swallowed. For children ages 4 to 10, a 150 mg tablet is sucked, chewed, or swallowed. Drugs.com states that people affected with Down syndrome may have an abnormal increase in pupillary dilation and acceleration of heart rate. Tthere a long list of other medical conditions in which this medication should be avoided. ...Read more
See doctor: Are there actual live lice present, or just nits? Lindane will kill nits, but can't remove them (they are cemented to your hair, and will just grow out as your hair grows). If there are live lice present, you can consider changing to a Permethrin based lice shampoo, but definitely work on decontaminating your house; wash/dry clothes in hot water and high dry cycle, vacuum, etc. ...Read more
Once: Here are step by step instructions: http://www.drugs.com/cdi/permethrin-lotion.html ...Read more
Once: Depends on Permethrin gel concentration 2%, 5%, usually once, and may repeat once again after one week interval. Avoid oral and eye contact. Follow instructions from your doctor and the manufactury. Recommendations for children. Treat other family members who are in contact with the sick patient. ...Read more
My 2 year old son suffers terrible travel sickness, the doctor has prescribed 1/2 a tab of kwells (lindane) kids. But they are for 4 yr olds! will he be ok?
Scopolamine for: Children? That's scary. Called "the devil's breath" in colombia, from the borrachero tree, "borracho" means "drunk" in spanish", with potential side effects of hallucinations, dizziness, rapid pulse, ; more, scopolamine is not a medication whose safety ; efficacy have been proven in children. Have him look at the horizon, roll down the window a bit ; don't let him "read" or play video games. ...Read more
Once or twice: One treatment on the first day and sometimes a repeat treatment one week later is usually all that is necessary. ...Read more
I used Kwell (lindane) Sampoo (Permethrin) last month and repeat again today because there are still lice and nits. When will I again apply the shampoo?
Everytime I fly long distance flights like us to india(18 hrs) I fall sick, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, nothing works kwells (lindane) nor stemetil help me.?
AIRLINE TRAVEL SICK: You seem to suffer from motion sickness especially when flying long distance.You can take following steps 1 chose a seat near the front of the aircraft 2pay attention to what you eat or drink 24 hours prier.Avoid greasy, fatty, salty and spices meals 3 adjust the small fan to direct air on your face 4wear motion sickness bands with a knob 5take a ginger tab 250 mgm, works in some 6 do not read 7more-. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ear mites that I got rid of from my right ear and then they migrated to left ear and genitals and rear end. What is kwell (lindane)? What is treatment?
Kwell (lindane): Lindane is a pharmaceutical treatment for lice and scabies. This medication should be prescribed by a health care provider and it needs to be used correctly to avoid any adverse or serious side effects. Get an exam and treatment with proper medication, instructions will follow. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes but: There are several alternatives to using lindane, per the fda, to treat scabies and lice such as crotamiton cream & lotion, peremethrin cream & rinse, used for head and pubic lice, and Malathion lotion. These medications are recommended before patients are prescribed lindane.Is there a safer alternative to lindane? All scabicides are pesticides and must be used with caution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer