Scabies

Mite infestation

This page about scabies automatically lists related information collected from other pages of our website.

The condition scabies is also known as mite infestation.

The list also includes links to brands of medicine that may be used to treat scabies, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets, if available.

Related information - scabies

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03 Feb 2016 Quellada Scabies Treatment is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient permethrin. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Quellada Scabies Treatment by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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03 Feb 2016 Ascabiol Lotion is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient benzyl benzoate. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Ascabiol Lotion by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Medicine)
01 Jun 2015 Stromectol Blister Pack Tablets is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use Stromectol Blister Pack Tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Media release)
01 Aug 2014 The latest issue of NPS RADAR features reviews of ivermectin (Stromectol) for typical and crusted scabies, ferric carboxymaltose (Ferinject) for iron-deficiency anaemia, and tapentadol sustained release (Palexia SR) for chronic severe disabling pain. All three treatments are now listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
(Consumer publication)
01 Aug 2014 Ivermectin can be prescribed to treat scabies when other medicines have not been successful, or when the other available medicines cannot be used. It is also part of the treatment for a more severe form of scabies called crusted scabies.
(Medicine)
09 Oct 2013 Find out about Eurax Cream (head lice and scabies medicines (topical)). Plus information and tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Medicine)
09 Oct 2013 Find out about Eurax Cream (moisturisers, anti-itching and protective skin preparations). Plus information and tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Medicine)
27 Oct 2012 Lyclear Cream is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient permethrin. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Lyclear Cream by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Medicine)
27 Oct 2012 Benzemul Lotion is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient benzyl benzoate. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Benzemul Lotion by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.