Active Ingredient(s): Lindane
Pharm Company: * STIEFEL
Category: Scabies & Lice

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Scabene Overview

Lindane, also known as gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (γ-HCH), gammaxene, Gammallin and sometimes incorrectly called benzene hexachloride (BHC),[2] is an organochlorine chemical and an isomer of hexachlorocyclohexane that has been used both as an agricultural insecticide and as a pharmaceutical treatment for lice and scabies.[3][4] Lindane is a neurotoxin that interferes with GABA neurotransmitter function by interacting with the GABAA recepto...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Cream: 1%
  • Lotion: 1%
  • Shampoo: 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Lindane or a similar ingredient: (3 results)