Table 2

 Topical antiscabietics and their side effects

DrugsContact periodSide effects
Benzyl benzoate24 hoursContact dermatitis, stinging, and burning sensation
Lindane6 hoursNeurotoxicity
Monsulfiram48–72 hoursIrritation and antabuse-like reaction
Crotamiton48 hoursIrritation
Permethrin8 hoursContact dermatitis in preparations containing formaldehyde