Lindane
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Lindane?

(LIN dane)

• This medicine is used to treat lice.

• This medicine is used to treat scabies.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you have HIV infection, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a history of head injury, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a tumor in the brain or spinal cord, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Continued itching. Talk to healthcare provider about what to do to decrease itching.

• Dry skin.

• Headache.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

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