Brand Names : Kwell, Thionex, Hexit, PMS Lindane, gamma benzene hexachloride
Side Effects of This Medicine
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may
cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur,
if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side
Convulsions (seizures); dizziness, clumsiness,
or unsteadiness; fast heartbeat; muscle cramps; nervousness, restlessness, or irritability; vomiting; skin irritation
not present before use of lindane; skin rash
After you stop using lindane, itching
may occur and continue for 1 to several weeks. If this continues longer or
is bothersome, check with your doctor.
Serious side effects have resulted in patients
using lindane. Sometime it has occurred even when used according to the labeled
directions. Serious side effects have been reported following lindane use
with repeat or prolonged use, but also in rare cases following a single application.
You should discuss these possible effects with your doctor.
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in
some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.