Scabies is a condition caused by a mite that burrows into the skin and reproduces leaving debris under the skin that causes allergic reactions within the skin. When dealing with scabies you have a few choices of treatments and medications to chose from depending on the severity of the condition and a few other factors.
One of the treatments that can not bed used by children, pregnant women and some older adults is the use of pesticide based treatments such as ones that contain Permethrin. When using a pesticide based treatment you should consult with a physician first to ensure it is safe to use and rite for you.
The best way to treat scabies would be to make use of sulfur treatments as they are natural and can be applied full body on consecutive days making it faster and easier to kill both scabies mites and eggs. Here is a break down of all the scabies medications and treatments available:
Sulfur treatments here are one of the most effective scabies treatments as they do a great job of penetrating the skin to kill both mites and eggs. And unlike pesticide based treatments they can be applied full body and can be used each and every day until the mites are gone.
Kwelleda P here is a pesticide based scabies lotion which contains 5% Permethrin and is used full body overnight for 12-14 hours. In some cases you may need to use the lotion again in 7 days as it sometimes misses the eggs.
Nix cream here is another pesticide based scabies treatment that contains 5% Permethrin and is applied overnight on the body from the neck down.
Ivermectin – this is an oral medication that is available in some countries including the United States. The medication comes in the form of an oral pill that is taken daily depending on your body weight. You need a prescription from a physician as it is only used in more severe cases of scabies.
Stromectol – is the Canadian version of Ivermectin that is also an oral medication that comes in a pill form and once again it requires a prescription from a physician.