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Crotamiton


Presentation

  • Image Collections Hundreds of image-rich slideshow presentations visually engage and challenge readers while expanding their knowledge of both common and uncommon diseases, case presentations, and current controversies in medicine.[medscape.com]
  • […] thoroughly and scrub away loose scales, then dry; apply thin layer and massage drug onto skin of entire body from neck to toes; repeat in 24 hours; bath 48 hours after final application to cleanse body; may repeat treatment after 7-10 days if live mites present[reference.medscape.com]
  • Of the four isomers present, the 1(R),trans and 1(R),cis-isomers are primarily responsible for the insecticidal activity. The commercial product is a mixture consisting of 60% trans and 40% cis racemic isomers.[pharmacologicalsciences.us]
Gastric Lavage
  • Empty stomach by emesis or gastric lavage followed by symptomatic treatment. Special Precautions For external use only.[drugsupdate.com]
Hyperalgesia
  • Cenac N, Zamponi GW, Bautista-Cruz F, Lopez CB, Joseph EK, Levine JD, Liedtke W, Vanner S, Vergnolle N, Geppetti P, Bunnett NW (2007) Protease-activated receptor 2 sensitizes the transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 ion channel to cause mechanical hyperalgesia[doi.org]
Hyperactivity
  • […] dichlorophenyl)sulfonyl]amino}-3-hydroxypropanoyl)-1 -piperazinyl]carbonyl}-3-methylbutyl)-1-benzothiophene-2-carboxamide (GSK1016790A), a novel and potent transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 channel agonist induces urinary bladder contraction and hyperactivity[doi.org]

Workup

Rickettsia Prowazekii
  • prowazekii ) is transmitted person-to-person by Pediculus humanus corporis and thorough delousing (especially among exposed contacts of individuals with typhus) is recommended in epidemic situations. 103 Pruritus Symptomatic treatment of pruritus. 115[drugs.com]

Treatment

  • The treatment was evaluated at intervals of 2 and 4 weeks, and the treatment was repeated if treatment failure was found at the 2-week follow-up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatment was evaluated at intervals of two and four weeks, and if there was treatment failure at the two-week follow-up, the treatment was repeated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatment was evaluated at intervals of two and four weeks, and if there was treatment failure at the 2-week follow-up, treatment was repeated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • […] several applications of the drug may be necessary. 105 109 Other scabicides usually recommended for treatment of severe or crusted (Norwegian) scabies †. 102 103 104 109 113 Aggressive treatment with a multiple-dose oral ivermectin regimen or concomitant[drugs.com]

Etiology

  • Ernest N Charlesworth and Vincent S Beltrani, Pruritic dermatoses: overview of etiology and therapy, The American Journal of Medicine, 113, 9, (25), (2002).[dx.doi.org]
  • Each section, organized by body system, describes common diseases while covering etiology, pathology, clinical features, diagnostic studies and management.[books.google.ro]

Prevention

  • New to this edition: · New chapter on preventive medicine with a special focus on public health · A component of emergency medicine is threaded throughout the book · The latest standards of care and revisions based on our readers’ feedback will keep you[books.google.ro]
  • Wash all clothing, towels, and bedding that have been used in the 3 days before treatment and after each application in hot water and dry in a hot dryer (or dry-clean) to kill all the mites and prevent them from returning.[medicinenet.com]
  • […] need to use Crotamiton cream should keep in mind that: It is essential to bathe and properly dry the skin before applying the cream It can be harmful to use it on inflamed and weeping skin Crotamiton can be dangerous if swallowed It is important to prevent[drscabies.com]

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