Generic: lindane topical
A topical anti-infective - This medicine kills the parasites and their eggs, but it does not prevent infestations
What is this medicine?LINDANE (LIN dane) is a treatment for scabies. This medicine kills the parasites and their eggs, but it does not prevent infestations. This medicine is a poison if it is not used properly. Ask your doctor, health care professional or pharmacist to explain any information you do not understand.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?This medicine is for external use only. It is poisonous if taken by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Make sure you know how to properly use the lotion. Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If you do, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water. Seek medical help if the eyes are hurting. Do not use more medicine than prescribed.
A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.