Ascab Emulsion

Brand Name: Ascab
Generic: Benzyl Benzoate
Weight: 1.25 gm/5 ml
Type: Emulsion
Therapeutic Class: Parasiticidal preparations, Topical Antifungal preparations
Manufacturer: Hudson Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Price: 16.98
Last Updated: 2020-11-21 18:15:00

Ascab Emulsion Uses

Ascab Emulsion contains Benzyl Benzoate. Ascab uses:

Benzyl Benzoate is indicated for scabies

Ascab Emulsion Doses

Ascab Emulsion contains Benzyl Benzoate 1.25 gm/5 ml. Ascab doses:

Adult: Apply 3 times at 12 hourly intervals over the whole body, wash-off 12 hr after the last application.

 

Side Effects

Irritant to eyes and mucous membranes, allergic dermatitis reactions, drying effects in the elderly.

Introduction

Benzyl benzoate is an acaricide that is used in the treatment of scabies. Benzyl benzoate exerts toxic effects on the nervous system of the parasite, resulting in its death. It is also toxic to mite ova, though its exact mechanism of action is unknown. In vitro, benzyl benzoate has been found to kill the Sarcoptes mite within 5 minutes.

Ascab Precaution

Prevent drug from entering the eyes, elderly (drying effects).

Interaction

Irritant to eyes and mucous membranes, allergic dermatitis reactions, drying effects in the elderly.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Pregnancy Category: Not Classified. FDA has not yet classified the drug into a specified pregnancy category.

Contraindication

Broken or irritated skin; neonates; pregnancy.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

 

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

Store below 25°C.

Ascab Emulsion price in Bangladesh 16.98