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to the soles of the feet. Care should be taken to avoid contact with the eyes. The lotion should not be applied until at least 30
minutes after bathing and should be applied only to cool, dry skin. The lotion should be kept on for 8 to 14 hours, and then the
child should be given a bath. The child should be clothed during the 8 to 14 hours of treatment contact time.
152. Scabies Lindane is contraindicated for children younger than 2 years. These children have more permeable skin and high
systemic absorption may occur, placing the child at risk for central nervous system toxicity and seizures. Lindane also is used
with caution in children between the ages of 2 and 10 years. Siblings and other household members also should be treated at the
same time. Options 2 and 4 are unrelated to the use of lindane. Lindane is not recommended for use by a breast-feeding woman
because the medication is secreted into breast milk.
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