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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.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Lice
Lice and scabies.

In brief: Lice
Lice and scabies.
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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