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Are there neurological effects from using lindane?

Are there neurological effects from using lindane?

Neurotoxin: Yes, it's a neurotoxin. When use in human for lice and scabies, the side effect might happen in children. The amount of use usually would not affect adults. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Shalita
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Lindane (Definition)

Lindane is a topical anti-parasite agent which is a ...Read more


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What is lindane shampoo usually used for?

Scabies, lice: Lindane shampoo has been used for both head lice and scabies which is an intensely itchy infection involving the wrists ankles, waist, breasts and genitals. Rid , Ovide are first line for lice. For scabies lindane would be used for resistant cases .However it is rarely used in small children due to potential neurotoxicity. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for kwell (lindane) 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

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Should I use lindane lotion myself?

You can or ask some: You can use yourself or you prefer have some one else put it on you. ...Read more

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What is lindane lotion usually used for?

Scabies, lice: Lindane is now a second line treatment for scabies caused by a mite or lice. First line is Elimite (permethrin) which is safer and very effective. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Kwell (Definition)

Kwell is a topical anti-parasite agent which is a ...Read more