Gamma Benzene Hexachloride

Gamma Benzene Hexachloride- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of DrugGamma Benzene Hexachloride- Dermatological Drugs-Scabicides and Pediculicides
Mechanism of Action 
IndicationsGamma Benzene Hexachloride- Dermatological Drugs-Scabicides and Pediculicides is used for
1. Pediculosis
2. Scabies
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms1. LOTION
Contraindications1. Seizure
2. Hypersensitivity
3. Skin inflammation
4. Broken skin
5. Premature infants
6. Lactation
7. Pregnancy
Precautions1. Seizure disorder
2. Open wound or sores
3. Neonates
4. Infants below 2 years
5. Avoid contact with the face, eyes
6. Mucous membranes urethral meatus
7. Psoriasis
8. Elderly
Adverse Effects1. Insomnia
2. Paresthesia
3. Giddiness
4. Agranulocytosis
5. Aplastic anaemia
6. Skin irritation
7. Contact dermatitis
8. Ataxia
9. Alopecia
10. Severe neurologic toxicities
11. Symptoms of acute poisoning 
Pregnancy Category B

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