Topical antiparasitics

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TROPICAL ANTIPARASITIC

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TROPICAL ANTIPARASITIC – INTRODUCTION

Topical antiparasitic drugs are used to treat head lice, pubic lice, and scabies.

 

TROPICAL ANTIPARASITIC – INDICATIONS

For eradication of scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei) and for symptomatic treatment of pruritic skin, skin parasites, scabies, mites, cutaneous larva migrans/currens, & Morgellons sores/lesions.

Topical antiparasitic drugs are used to destroy adult parasites and their eggs and to treat infestations, including head lice, pubic lice, and scabies.

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TROPICAL ANTIPARASITIC – INFORMATION

Use on body, feet, scalp, skin, face, lips, sinuses, around eyes, inside nose & ears, perianal & genitourinary areas.

These remedies kill skin parasites & larva; dry up critters; relieve itching, burning, stinging, rashes, & creepy-crawling; remove Morg biofilm & scabs; & promote healing of infected skin & soft tissue.

Antiparasitic drugs

  • Benzyl benzoate
  • Malathion
  • Permethrin

 

Topical antiparasitic drugs are used to destroy adult parasites and their eggs and to treat infestations, including head lice, pubic lice, and scabies.

Infestations of head lice are treated with an antiparasitic lotion or cream rinse that is washed off later. For pubic lice, your doctor will prescribe a lotion or cream to apply to the pubic area. Scabies is treated with a lotion or cream applied all over the body and washed off after 8–24 hours. All members of a household affected by head lice or scabies should be treated at the same time to avoid reinfestation. In the case of infestation with pubic lice, sexual partners should be checked for lice and treated simultaneously if necessary.

 

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