Ascab Emulsion

Benzyl benzoate is an acaricide that is used in the treatment of scabies. Benzyl benzoate exerts toxic effects on the nervous system of the parasite, resulting in its death. It is also toxic to mite ova, though its exact mechanism of action is unknown. In vitro, benzyl benzoate has been found to kill the Sarcoptes mite within 5 minutes.

Uses

Ascab is used for scabies

Ascab is also used to associated treatment for these conditions: Lice, Scabies

Trade Name Ascab
Generic Benzyl Benzoate
Other Names Acarobenzyl, Benylate, Benzevan, Benzoate de benzyle, Benzoesäurebenzylester, Benzoic acid phenylmethylester, Benzyl benzoat, Benzyl benzoate, Benzylis benzoas, Phenylmethyl benzoate
Weight 1.25gm/5ml
Type Emulsion
Formula C14H12O2
Weight Average: 212.2439
Monoisotopic: 212.083729628
Therapeutic Class Parasiticidal preparations, Topical Antifungal preparations
Manufacturer Hudson Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Available Country Bangladesh
Last Updated: June 23, 2021 at 11:16 am

Dosage

Ascab dosage

Adult: Apply 3 times at 12 hourly intervals over the whole body, wash-off 12 hr after the last application.

Side Effects

Irritant to eyes and mucous membranes, allergic dermatitis reactions, drying effects in the elderly.

Precaution

Prevent drug from entering the eyes, elderly (drying effects).

Interaction

Irritant to eyes and mucous membranes, allergic dermatitis reactions, drying effects in the elderly.

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding use

Pregnancy Category: Not Classified. FDA has not yet classified the drug into a specified pregnancy category.

Contraindication

Broken or irritated skin; neonates; pregnancy.

Storage Condition

Store below 25°C.

Ascab contains Benzyl Benzoate see full prescribing information from innovator Monograph