scabicides


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scabicides

Used to treat infestations by itchmites.
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Topical or oral scabicides should be used to treat all infested persons and their close personal contacts simultaneously, regardless of the presence of symptoms.
The diagnosis is scabies until proven otherwise, and treatment consists of topical scabicides.
Classic therapeutic measures for scabies are based on bathing, followed by application over the entire skin of topical scabicides such as permethrin, lindane, benzyl benzoate, and crotamiton (33).