Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Kwell
  2. Thionex

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Kwellada Lotion 1
  2. Lindane
  3. Pms-Lindane


Lindane , formerly known as gamma benzene hexachloride, is an insecticide and is used to treat scabies and lice infestations.

Lindane cream and lotion are usually used to treat only scabies infestation. Lindane shampoo is used to treat only lice infestations.

Lindane is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Shampoo