Infectious Disease Compendium

Lindane

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: apply 1% shampoo, topical cream or topical lotion, to affected areas ONCE and wash off after 8 hours.

CrCl 80-50:

CrCl 50-10:

CrCl < 10:

Hemodialysis:

Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Neurotoxic including seizures.

Important drug interactions

Avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes, inflamed or excoriated skin and simultaneous use with other skin products.

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Not first line therapy.

Treatment of choice

Use for

Scabies (lotion and cream), in patients who cannot tolerate or have failed treatment with other approved therapies.

Lice (shampoo), head and crab, in patients who cannot tolerate or have failed treatment with other approved therapies.

Don't use for

Class