Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate)
What is Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate) used for?
Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate) is a topical medication prescribed for the treatment of lice or scabies infestations. It operates by destroying the nervous system of the mites or lice to prevent their spread and eliminate the existing infestation. Your doctor may also prescribe this medication to be used along with others to get the most effective results.
How should I use Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate)?
Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate) should always be used strictly according to the instructions of your doctor and those included with the packaging to get the most effective results from treatment. The medication is typically used by applying a layer of the solution to the affected area of skin avoiding any wounds or mucous membranes. Allow the solution to soak for up to twenty four hours before thoroughly rinsing it from the skin. It is also important to wash your clothes and bed sheets after use to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate)?
Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate) may cause side effects such as:
Stop using the solution and contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any serious or worrying symptoms such as jerky movements, urinary retention, faintness, or the formation of blisters, oozing of the skin, or scaling of the skin. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate) should not be applied to skin that is broken, severely damaged, or to treat patients who are allergic to benzyl benzoate, or who have had bad reactions to similar treatments in the past. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Benzyl Benzoate (Benzyl Benzoate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.