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Scabies (Sarcoptic Mange) Summary

Description: A contagious cutaneous inflammation caused by the bite of the mite SARCOPTES SCABIEI. It is characterized by pruritic papular eruptions and burrows and affects primarily the axillae, elbows, wrists, and genitalia, although it can spread to cover the entire body.

Also Known As: Sarcoptic Mange; Mange, Sarcoptic

Networked: 795 relevant articles (95 outcomes, 95 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Scabies

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ivermectin (Mectizan) : 45 outcomes 33 studies in 208 results : FDA 1
  2. Permethrin (Ambush) : 20 outcomes 17 studies in 94 results : FDA 7 Generic
  3. Lindane (gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane) : 12 outcomes 11 studies in 91 results : FDA 12 Generic
  4. benzyl benzoate (Ansar) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 44 results : FDA 1
  5. Sulfur : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 16 results : IBA
  6. Malathion (Karbofos) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 2 Generic
  7. milbemycin (moxidectin) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  8. amitraz (Taktic) : 3 outcomes in 5 results : IBA
  9. Antigens : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 27 results : IBA
  10. crotamiton (Eurax) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 22 results : FDA 3 Generic
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Diseases Related to Scabies

  1. Infection
  2. Body Weight (Weight, Body)
  3. Lice Infestations (Pediculosis)
  4. Pruritus (Itching)
  5. Mite Infestations (Mange)
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Key Therapies for Scabies

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results
  2. Immunotherapy : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  3. Polypharmacy : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Rhizotomy : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home) : 2 studies in 20 results
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