Lindane topical Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to lindane topical: topical cream, topical lotion, topical shampoo
Along with its needed effects, lindane topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking lindane topical:Rare
- Convulsions (seizures)
- dizziness, clumsiness, or unsteadiness
- fast heartbeat
- muscle cramps
- nervousness, restlessness, or irritability
- skin irritation not present before use of lindane
- skin rash
After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:
Serious side effects have resulted in patients using lindane. Sometime it has occurred even when used according to the labeled directions. Serious side effects have been reported following lindane use with repeat or prolonged use, but also in rare cases following a single application. You should discuss these possible effects with your doctor.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to lindane topical: topical liquid, topical lotion, topical shampoo
Frequency not reported: Dizziness, seizures, other central nervous system stimulation
Postmarketing reports: Headache, paresthesia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Death
Postmarketing reports: Pain[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Irritant dermatitis
Postmarketing reports: Alopecia, dermatitis, pruritus, urticaria[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Lindane (lindane topical)." VersaPharm Inc, Marietta, GA.
Some side effects of lindane topical may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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