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Lindane (LIHN-dane) Shampoo, USP 1%

Doctor Safety Rating

Safe for adults and children older than 12 months. Notice

Children under 12 months should consult a doctor.

Product Description

Lindane is a prescription-only topical insecticide similar to DDT. Patients should apply this shampoo to dry hair and try to minimize exposure to other parts of the body. There is evidence of adverse reactions to this product, including seizures, anemia, and irritation to the scalp. It is not recommended for infants.
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2 reviews

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Bob
May 23, 2013

This stuff is very hard to find online. Do I need a dr to prescribe this. What else works...

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Ellen
May 23, 2013

I thought this had a slightly chemical scent, but I suppose it is medicine. Just started using it on my daughter today.

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Lindane is a prescription-only topical insecticide similar to DDT. Patients should apply this shampoo to dry hair and try to minimize exposure to other parts of the body. There is evidence of adverse reactions to this product, including seizures, anemia, and irritation to the scalp. It is not recommended for infants.
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George Krucik, MD, MBA
Date published: 05/02/2013
3 / 5 stars