Molecule Structure

Scientific Name

Lindane

Description of the Drug

Lindane is an ectoparasiticide and ovicide used in the treatment of Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice) and Phthirus pubis (crab lice).

Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-02-07 from
http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00431

Brand Name(s)

Esoderm, Gamene, Gamma Benzene HCl, Gexane, Kwell, Lindane, Lorexane, Lorexane no 3, Quellada, Scabene

Company Owner(s)

Sola Barnes Hind, Olta Pharmaceuticals Corp, Wockhardt Bio Ag, Stiefel Laboratories Inc, Reed And Carnrick Pharmaceuticals Div Block Drug Co Inc

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
GABA-A receptor PROTEIN COMPLEX GROUP NEGATIVE ALLOSTERIC MODULATOR CHEMBL2364025
GABA-A receptor PROTEIN COMPLEX GROUP NEGATIVE ALLOSTERIC MODULATOR CHEMBL2364024

Clinical Trial(s)

Unichem Links

SureChEMBL SCHEMBL25895
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0014575
WDI GAMMABHC
DrugBank DB00431
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 15072277
Nikkaji J5.144F
EPA CompTox Dashboard DTXSID2020686
DrugCentral 1583
Brenda 92532 24215 22309
Rhea 32888
ChemicalBook CB5281877
GSRS 7b7e193f-6456-4228-854e-fc140ab97a98
rxnorm LINDANE
KEGG Ligand C07075
ChEBI 32888