Common use Elimite is used to treat head lice and scabies.
Dosage and direction Massage the cream into your skin from the head to the soles of the feet. In infants which medication should be used also on the scalp, temple and forehead if applied to children and geriatric patients. The usual quantity needed to treat an adult is 30 gm. Usually one treatment is sufficient to treat the infection. Do not apply to irritated skin, open cuts or wounds. Do not take orally. Avoid getting of the medication to the nose, mouth, eyes, or genitals. Repeat the treatment if lice are still seen a week after your first application.
Missed dose Usually this medication is used only once. Repeat treatment in seven days if necessary.
Overdose Symptoms of Elimite overdose are unknown. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect overdose.
Storage Store tablets at room temperature between 15-30 C (59-86 F) in a dry tight container away from moisture and sunlight.
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