Generic Name : Permethrin Therapeutic Classification : Scabicides and Pediculicides
India- Alnathrin, Belscab, Clearkin, Endlic, Jolice, Medilice, Merisoft, Metper, Mityscab, Monoscab, Nedax, Pediscab, Peloscab, Perclin, Perin, Perinix, Perlice, Permanid, Permarid, Permiskin, Permite, Permizo, Perscab, Pertel, Pertop, Scabenil, Scabepil, Scabex-P, Scaboz, Scabper, Scalix, Seaboz, Silkin-P, Silkin-P S, Skabiz, Skabkill, Uniscab, Velkin-P, Zyscab-P.
International- Elimite, Acticin. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a pyrethroid, prescribed for scabies. It works by killing the scabies mite. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Thoroughly massage the cream into the skin. How it should be taken :
It comes as a cream to apply over the affected area, as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, asthma, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Side Effects :
Local- Skin irritation, rash, redness, swelling, numbness, tingling and rash.
*Wash your hand thoroughly after using this medication. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature (15°- 25° C).
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