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Lindane Shampoo Drug Description
LINDANE SHAMPOO, USP 1%

WARNINGS
Lindane Shampoo should only be used in patients who cannot tolerate or have
failed first-line treatment with safer medications for the treatment of lice.
(See INDICATIONS.)
Neurologic Toxicity
Seizures and deaths have been reported following Lindane Shampoo use with repeat or prolonged application, but also in rare cases following a single application according to directions. Lindane Shampoo should be used with caution in infants, children, the elderly, and individuals with other skin conditions, and those who weigh < 110 lbs (50 kg) as they may be at risk of serious neurotoxicity.
Contraindications
Lindane Shampoo is contraindicated in premature infants and individuals with known uncontrolled seizure disorders.
Proper Use
Instruct patients on proper use of Lindane Shampoo, the amount to apply,
how long to leave it on, and avoiding retreatment. Inform patients that itching
occurs after the successful killing of lice and is not necessarily an indication
for retreatment with Lindane Shampoo. (See DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.)

DRUG DESCRIPTION
Lindane Shampoo, USP 1%, is an ectoparasiticide and ovicide effective against
Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice), Pthirus pubis(crab lice),
and their ova. In addition to the active ingredient, lindane, it contains triethanolamine
lauryl sulfate, polysorbate 60, hydrochloric acid, acetone and purified water
to form a shampoo base. The pH may be adjusted with 10% hydrochloric acid solution
and/or 10% sodium hydroxide solution. Lindane is the gamma isomer of 1,2,3,4,5,6
hexachlorocyclohexane having the following structural formula:






Last reviewed on RxList: 4/22/2008




Lindane Shampoo Drug Description
LINDANE SHAMPOO, USP 1%

WARNINGS
Lindane Shampoo should only be used in patients who cannot tolerate or have
failed first-line treatment with safer medications for the treatment of lice.
(See INDICATIONS.)
Neurologic Toxicity
Seizures and deaths have been reported following Lindane Shampoo use with repeat or prolonged application, but also in rare cases following a single application according to directions. Lindane Shampoo should be used with caution in infants, children, the elderly, and individuals with other skin conditions, and those who weigh < 110 lbs (50 kg) as they may be at risk of serious neurotoxicity.
Contraindications
Lindane Shampoo is contraindicated in premature infants and individuals with known uncontrolled seizure disorders.
Proper Use
Instruct patients on proper use of Lindane Shampoo, the amount to apply,
how long to leave it on, and avoiding retreatment. Inform patients that itching
occurs after the successful killing of lice and is not necessarily an indication
for retreatment with Lindane Shampoo. (See DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.)

DRUG DESCRIPTION
Lindane Shampoo, USP 1%, is an ectoparasiticide and ovicide effective against
Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice), Pthirus pubis(crab lice),
and their ova. In addition to the active ingredient, lindane, it contains triethanolamine
lauryl sulfate, polysorbate 60, hydrochloric acid, acetone and purified water
to form a shampoo base. The pH may be adjusted with 10% hydrochloric acid solution
and/or 10% sodium hydroxide solution. Lindane is the gamma isomer of 1,2,3,4,5,6
hexachlorocyclohexane having the following structural formula:






Last reviewed on RxList: 4/22/2008




Lindane Shampoo Drug Description
LINDANE SHAMPOO, USP 1%

WARNINGS
Lindane Shampoo should only be used in patients who cannot tolerate or have
failed first-line treatment with safer medications for the treatment of lice.
(See INDICATIONS.)
Neurologic Toxicity
Seizures and deaths have been reported following Lindane Shampoo use with repeat or prolonged application, but also in rare cases following a single application according to directions. Lindane Shampoo should be used with caution in infants, children, the elderly, and individuals with other skin conditions, and those who weigh < 110 lbs (50 kg) as they may be at risk of serious neurotoxicity.
Contraindications
Lindane Shampoo is contraindicated in premature infants and individuals with known uncontrolled seizure disorders.
Proper Use
Instruct patients on proper use of Lindane Shampoo, the amount to apply,
how long to leave it on, and avoiding retreatment. Inform patients that itching
occurs after the successful killing of lice and is not necessarily an indication
for retreatment with Lindane Shampoo. (See DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.)

DRUG DESCRIPTION
Lindane Shampoo, USP 1%, is an ectoparasiticide and ovicide effective against
Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice), Pthirus pubis(crab lice),
and their ova. In addition to the active ingredient, lindane, it contains triethanolamine
lauryl sulfate, polysorbate 60, hydrochloric acid, acetone and purified water
to form a shampoo base. The pH may be adjusted with 10% hydrochloric acid solution
and/or 10% sodium hydroxide solution. Lindane is the gamma isomer of 1,2,3,4,5,6
hexachlorocyclohexane having the following structural formula:






Last reviewed on RxList: 4/22/2008




Lindane Shampoo Drug Description
LINDANE SHAMPOO, USP 1%

WARNINGS
Lindane Shampoo should only be used in patients who cannot tolerate or have
failed first-line treatment with safer medications for the treatment of lice.
(See INDICATIONS.)
Neurologic Toxicity
Seizures and deaths have been reported following Lindane Shampoo use with repeat or prolonged application, but also in rare cases following a single application according to directions. Lindane Shampoo should be used with caution in infants, children, the elderly, and individuals with other skin conditions, and those who weigh < 110 lbs (50 kg) as they may be at risk of serious neurotoxicity.
Contraindications
Lindane Shampoo is contraindicated in premature infants and individuals with known uncontrolled seizure disorders.
Proper Use
Instruct patients on proper use of Lindane Shampoo, the amount to apply,
how long to leave it on, and avoiding retreatment. Inform patients that itching
occurs after the successful killing of lice and is not necessarily an indication
for retreatment with Lindane Shampoo. (See DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.)

DRUG DESCRIPTION
Lindane Shampoo, USP 1%, is an ectoparasiticide and ovicide effective against
Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice), Pthirus pubis(crab lice),
and their ova. In addition to the active ingredient, lindane, it contains triethanolamine
lauryl sulfate, polysorbate 60, hydrochloric acid, acetone and purified water
to form a shampoo base. The pH may be adjusted with 10% hydrochloric acid solution
and/or 10% sodium hydroxide solution. Lindane is the gamma isomer of 1,2,3,4,5,6
hexachlorocyclohexane having the following structural formula:






Last reviewed on RxList: 4/22/2008




Lindane Shampoo Drug Description
LINDANE SHAMPOO, USP 1%

WARNINGS
Lindane Shampoo should only be used in patients who cannot tolerate or have
failed first-line treatment with safer medications for the treatment of lice.
(See INDICATIONS.)
Neurologic Toxicity
Seizures and deaths have been reported following Lindane Shampoo use with repeat or prolonged application, but also in rare cases following a single application according to directions. Lindane Shampoo should be used with caution in infants, children, the elderly, and individuals with other skin conditions, and those who weigh < 110 lbs (50 kg) as they may be at risk of serious neurotoxicity.
Contraindications
Lindane Shampoo is contraindicated in premature infants and individuals with known uncontrolled seizure disorders.
Proper Use
Instruct patients on proper use of Lindane Shampoo, the amount to apply,
how long to leave it on, and avoiding retreatment. Inform patients that itching
occurs after the successful killing of lice and is not necessarily an indication
for retreatment with Lindane Shampoo. (See DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.)

DRUG DESCRIPTION
Lindane Shampoo, USP 1%, is an ectoparasiticide and ovicide effective against
Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice), Pthirus pubis(crab lice),
and their ova. In addition to the active ingredient, lindane, it contains triethanolamine
lauryl sulfate, polysorbate 60, hydrochloric acid, acetone and purified water
to form a shampoo base. The pH may be adjusted with 10% hydrochloric acid solution
and/or 10% sodium hydroxide solution. Lindane is the gamma isomer of 1,2,3,4,5,6
hexachlorocyclohexane having the following structural formula:






Last reviewed on RxList: 4/22/2008





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