Drug Index

Benzyl Benzoate

 
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Mechanism :

Benzyl benzoate is an efficient acaricide and is indicated for the treatment of scabies and pediculosis.


Indication :

• Scabies

• Pediculosis


Contraindications :

None.


Dosing :

Scabies:

Apply to the whole body except the head and face. Usually one application is sufficient. Second application can be made within five days of the first. The patient has a hot bath

12 hours after the last application.

Pediculosis:

Use in children >5 years of age. The affected region is coated with benzyl benzoate followed by a wash 24 hours later with soap and water.


Adverse Effect :

Skin irritation, transient burning sensation.


Interaction :

No known drug interactions.


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