- Generic Name: Lindane
- Brand Names: GBH, Lindane
- Drug Class: Ectoparasiticides, Including Scabicides
- Strengths: 1%
Other Available Forms: Lindane Topical Lotion
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
LINDANE (LIN dane) shampoo is a treatment for lice infestation of hair, including hair in the pubic area (crabs). This medicine kills the parasites and their eggs, but it does not prevent infestations. This medicine is a poison if it is not used properly. Ask your doctor, health care professional or pharmacist to explain any information you do not understand.