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Scabies Medication

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Scabicide Lice Care® (Malathion) Children

Scabies Medication - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Scabies Medication cause?

Before taking Scabies Medication, what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Scabies Medication?

Scabies Medication - Handling

How should I handle Scabies Medication safely?

If the medication comes into contact with your child’s eyes:
Immediately wash the child’s eyes under a running tap for at least 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling or tearing of the eyes persists, consult a doctor.

If your child likes to put his hands into the mouth:
Cover the hands with cotton mitts or socks to prevent the child from ingesting the medication. You can also use them to prevent the child from rubbing his eyes.

Scabies Medication - Storage

How should I store Scabies Medication?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#Store at room temperature;#

How should I dispose of Scabies Medication safely?

  • Tags: Permethrin, Malathion
  • Updated on Friday, October 6, 2017
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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