Dermin 25 % Lotion

Manufactured byBal Pharma Ltd.
Description

Dermin 25 % Lotion is used to treat lice and scabies infestations. It is an effective and an inexpensive treatment available over the counter. It is used externally as a cream or emulsion.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Dermin 25 % Lotion

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Dermin 25 % Lotion

  • Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Burning sensation at the application site
  • Itching or rash of the skin and scalp
  • Burning or stinging sensation

Uses of Dermin 25 % Lotion

What is it prescribed for?

  • Lice infestation (Pediculosis)
  • Scabies
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The time required for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    There is no well-established clinical data available regarding the duration of action of this medicine.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Dermin 25 % Lotion or any other components present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Use on skin

Dermin 25 % Lotion should not be used on open wounds.

External use only

This medicine is intended for external use only. It should not be taken orally or applied onto cracked or wounded skin parts.

Sanitization of the environment

It is advised to appropriately sanitize the bed, clothes, furniture, and other items present in the house after using this medicine. This is done to prevent the relapse of the infection caused due to the pests present on these items of regular use.

Missed Dose

This medicine should be used only once. Hence, there is no possibility of missing a dose. Use this medicine more than once only under the supervision of your doctor.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact a doctor immediately if there is an overdose of this medicine.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Inflammation of the skin

Use of Dermin 25 % Lotion on a severely inflamed skin may worsen the condition of the skin.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Strictly follow all the instructions on the label and use Dermin 25 % Lotion only as directed. Do not use more than what is prescribed or share this medication with other people. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all the medicines or herbal products that you are using and about all your medical conditions before using this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Dermin 25 % Lotion acts on the nervous system of the parasites and kills them.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Topical antifungals and antiparasites

Schedule

N/A

Benzyl Benzoate - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 25 July 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00676

WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Skin Diseases: Scabicides and pediculicides: Benzyl benzoate [Internet]. Apps.who.int. 2017 [cited 25 July 2017]. Available from:

http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/en/d/Jh2918e/27.html#Jh2918e.27.1

Benzyl benzoate [Internet]. Snomedbrowser.com. 2017 [cited 25 July 2017]. Available from:

http://www.snomedbrowser.com/Codes/Details/387263009
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