- Wash clothes, bedding and fomites in hot water (>50°C) and dry on hot cycle. If item can not be washed, place in plastic bags for 7 days. Vacuum mattresses.
- Treat sexual partners within last month.
- Pruritus may persist for several days or weeks.
- Lindane has been discontinued from the Canadian market (Feb 2012) as it is a persistent organic pollutant.
|Permethrin 1% creme rinse (Nix®)||Apply, wash off after 10 minutes||May be repeated in 3-7 days|
|Pyrethrin 0.33% - piperonyl butoxide 3% shampoo (R&C®)||Apply, wash off after 10 minutes||May be repeated in 7 days|
|Ivermectin||200-400mcg/kg PO||1 dose|