GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML
GAMMA BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE-1%
GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML belongs to a class of medications called ‘antiparasitic drugs’ used to treat scabies and pediculosis. Scabies is a skin infection caused by mites. Pediculosis is the infestation of lice in the hairy parts of the body, especially the scalp. These conditions are contagious and spread from one person to another with direct contact. Symptoms include rashes and persistent itching in the infected area, which worsens in the night-time.
GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML contains ‘Gamma benzene hexachloride’ (also called Lindane). It is an antiparasite and acts by killing mites and lice and their eggs by penetrating the skin. It is recommended to use only if you have scabies and pediculosis. GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML doesn't help to prevent these conditions.
GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML is only for external use. You should take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML may cause side-effects such as dryness, rash, itching, or burning sensation at the treated area. Most of these side effects of GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or get worse, please consult your doctor immediately.
It is not recommended to use GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML if you are allergic to any of its contents. GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML should not be used for people who have had any seizure episodes (fits). Inform your doctor if you have. Before taking GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML, inform your doctor if you have AIDS/HIV or liver cirrhosis, alcoholism, history of head injury, spinal cord, or brain tumour. It is not recommended for premature babies, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, and elderly people. It is not known whether the GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML can interact with alcohol. So, please consult your doctor. GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML may not affect your ability to drive.
Scabies and Pediculosis
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Do not use GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML in premature infants due to increased risk of skin permeability. If you have uncontrolled fits, inform your doctor before using GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML. It may be absorbed by the whole body and cause central nervous system toxicity resulting in disorientation, dizziness, and fits. You are advised to wash GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML from the body completely after 8-12 hours using warm water as leaving it on the skin for a prolonged time may lead to fatal effects. There may be skin itching for a few weeks even after using GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML. However, if itching worsens, please consult a doctor. Do not use GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML to treat the second attack of scabies that comes immediately after the first episode as using it more than one time can lead to fatal effects.
The interaction of alcohol with GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML.
GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML is a Category C pregnancy drug and is considered unsafe for pregnant women due to the increased risk of adverse effects to the unborn baby or fetus.
GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers as it may be excreted in breast milk and cause adverse effects in the nursing baby.
GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
If you have any concerns regarding the use of GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML in patients with liver problems, please consult a doctor.
If you have any concerns regarding the use of GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML in patients with kidney problems, please consult a doctor.
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Expires on or after - September 2021
GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML is an antiparasitic drug used to treat scabies (a skin infection) and pediculosis (lice infestation). GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML kills scabies mites and their eggs by going through the skin. GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML is used to treat scabies and pediculosis in patients for whom other medicines did not work or cannot be given other safer medicines.
No, GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML is not recommended for patients with uncontrolled fits as it may worsen the condition. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have a history of fits before using GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML.
No, GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML should not be applied immediately after bathing as warm or wet skin helps GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML penetrate through the skin quickly and may increase the risk of fits. Therefore, you are advised to wait for a minimum of 1 hour after taking a shower or bath.
GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML does not prevent scabies or reinfestation (recurring scabies). GAMASCAB LOTION 100ML kills the mites and is only used in the treatment of scabies that has already started.
Scabies is a contagious skin condition that spreads from one person to another through physical contact. Therefore, it is recommended to avoid close physical contact until the treatment for scabies is completed.
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