Gamma Benzene Hexachloride Pharmacology

Gamma Benzene Hexachloride

About Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Topical Antiparasitic Agent , Organochloride insecticide, Scabicidal Agent, Pediculocide.
Mechanism of Action of Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Gamma benzene hexachloride is a broad spectrum insecticide. It penetrates chitinous cover of insect and affects the nervous system. This will produce distortion and consequent excitation of nerve impulse transmission in the insect.Therefore Gamma benzene hexachloride is useful in the treatment of scabies and pediculosis.
Pharmacokinets of Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Absorption: 10 % of drug is absorbed after topical administration.
Onset of Action for Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
3- 3.5 hours
Duration of Action for Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Half Life of Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Side Effects of Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Contra-indications of Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
1.Hypersensitivity to Gamma benzene hexachloride
2.Patient with inflamed or broken skin
Special Precautions while taking Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
1.Stop the use of medicament if irritation occurs
2.Avoid contact with eyes, nose and mouth
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Use with caution
NEONATES: contraindicated
Indications for Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Interactions for Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Oil: Enhances absorption of gamma benzene hexachloride. Therefore avoid simultaneous applications of creams, ointment and oils.
Typical Dosage for Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Topical: 1% Gamma benzene hexachloride lotion, cream and shampoo are used
Scabies: Use at one time and repeat after 1 week if necessary. Apply cream or lotion with gentle massage from the neck to the toes. After 12 - 24 hours scrub well and wash thoroughly. Repeat after 1 week if needed.
Pediculosis: Apply shampoo on the dry hair and on the affected and surrounding hairy areas. Thoroughly rub the shampoo and wait for 4 minutes. Then use small amount of water and lather for 5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and dry with a clean towel. After drying the hair, comb hair to remove nits. Repeat after 7 days if needed.
Schedule of Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Storage Requirements for Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Store in at room temperature. Protect from heat and moisture. Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Apply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Gamma Benzene Hexachloride
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

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