Acarilbial

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Generic Name: Acarilbial Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is acarilbial (benzyl benzoate) used for?

Acarilbial is commonly used treating lice and scabies infestations.

How should I take acarilbial (benzyl benzoate)?

For orally taken form, you should:

  • Take acarilbial by mouth as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule.
  • Read the label carefully before using acarilbial.
  • Use the dosage cup for measuring an accurate volume as the directions of your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.

How do I store acarilbial (benzyl benzoate)?

Acarilbial is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store acarilbial in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of acarilbial that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush acarilbial down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using acarilbial (benzyl benzoate)?

Before using acarilbial, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of acarilbial or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from acarilbial (benzyl benzoate)?

As taking others medicines, taking acarilbial can cause some side effects. Most of them are rarely occurring and do not need any supplementary treatment. However, it is always important for you to consult your doctor if you have any problem after taking this medicine.

Some of side effects are listed below:

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with acarilbial (benzyl benzoate)?

Acarilbial may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with acarilbial (benzyl benzoate)?

Acarilbial may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with acarilbial (benzyl benzoate)?

Acarilbial may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using acarilbial (benzyl benzoate).

What is the dose of acarilbial (benzyl benzoate) for an adult?

For lice infestation and scabies infestation: Use just one time.

In some severe cases, treatment may be repeated two or three times after twenty-four hours. Consult your doctor for more information.

What is the dose of acarilbial (benzyl benzoate) for a child?

For infants: Use mixed with three parts of water, just one time per day.

For children: Use mixed with an equal quantity of water, just one time per day.

How is acarilbial (benzyl benzoate) available?

Acarilbial is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Lotion, Benzyl Benzoate; emulsion 25%

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of acarilbial, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Review Date: June 29, 2017 | Last Modified: September 13, 2019