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What is lindane shampoo usually used for?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
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In brief: Lice

Lice and scabies.

In brief: Lice

Lice and scabies.
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