Does nix lice lotion kill scabies

answered:

Not a good choice

Nix
Nonprescription Nix (permethrin 1%) is used to treat lice but is not strong enough to cure scabies. Prescription permethrin 5%(Elimite) cream is the most common medication to treat scabies and it works well. Lindane is mentioned in the above answer- It is rarely used now and carries a boxed warning because it has caused seizures and death in some age groups and low weight individuals
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Acticin Elimite Kwell Lice Lindane Nix Pediculosis Permethrin Scabies Seizure

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Not always

Scabies
Some sarcoptes scabiei (mite causing scabies) became resistant to Nix (Permethrin) and requires Lindane treatment.
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Scabies Lindane Permethrin Nix Mite Lice Pediculosis