The mainstay of treatment is the application of topical keratolytic agent, topical scabicidal
agents, or oral Ivermectin given at one- to two-week intervals for two to three weeks at a dose of 200-250 mcg/kg.
effect is probably due to its conversion into hydrogen sulfide and parathionic acid.
(7) The mainstay of therapy is daily application of topical scabicidal agents such as 5% permethrin cream, 1% lindane cream, 6% to 10% sulfur-based topical agents, or 12.5% benzyl benzoate lotion.
Prophylactic treatment with a topical scabicidal agent may be recommended for an entire institution or visitors and family members in order to prevent endemic outbreaks.
Same is true for lesions of scabies like papules and nodules which may persist for weeks to months after effective treatment.7 Therefore, using such a yardstick to assess the effectiveness of a scabicidal medicine seems unjustified.
Its free availability will naturally result in a change in the prescription pattern of dermatologists as well as other doctors, as the conventional treatment of scabies with topical application of scabicidal medicines is quiet difficult to carry out in practice.
The essential oil from the leaves has demonstrated pediculocidal and scabicidal properties against body lice, head and scabies' mites in a randomized, controlled clinical trial.
Pediculocidal and scabicidal properties of Lippia multiflora oil.