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Is there a safer alternative to lindane? 
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
Emilite is usually less toxic.

In brief: Yes
Emilite is usually less toxic.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Thank
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