• Permethrin and lindane are probably effective in scabies treatment, although lindane has been withdrawn from some markets and has a higher potential for toxicity. Malathion may be effective but more evidence is required.
• Crotamiton, benzyl benzoate, and sulphur show insufficient evidence of efficacy, as do nitrofurazone, monosulfiram, and thiabendazole.
• There is currently insufficient evidence of the effectiveness of ivermectin from small trials. Case studies indicate that it may be effective if used with a topical agent. A proper dose regimen evaluation is required.
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