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General Information on Permethrin

Generic Name : Permethrin

Latest prescription information about Permethrin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Scabicides and Pediculicides

Why is Permethrin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a pyrethroid, prescribed for scabies.  It works by killing the scabies mite.

When should Permethrin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Permethrin?

Thoroughly massage the cream into the skin.

How should Permethrin be taken?

It comes as a cream to apply over the affected area, as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Permethrin?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, asthma, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Permethrin?

  Local: Skin irritation, rash, redness, swelling, numbness, tingling and rash.

What are the other precautions for Permethrin?

Wash your hand thoroughly after using this medication.

What are the storage conditions for Permethrin?

Store it at room temperature (15°- 25° C).

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