Diethyltoluamide


Concise Prescribing Info
Special Precautions
Do not apply near the eyes, to mucous membranes, broken skin or areas of skin flexion, as irritation or blistering may occur.
Adverse Reactions
Occasional hypersensitivity; systemic toxicity in child after large topical doses.
Potentially Fatal: Toxic encephalopathy esp in child who have received larges doses. Seizures, CV toxicity and maniac psychosis.
Overdosage
Symptoms: coma, seizures and hypotension.
Action
Description: Diethyltoluamide is an insect repellant which is effective against mosquitoes as well as blackflies, harvest-bugs or chigers, midges, ticks, fleas and leeches. It is also useful for protection against malaria.
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