Permethrin


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: Topical Head pediculosis As 1% lotion (creme rinse): Apply sufficient amount to saturate washed and towel-dried hair and scalp, leave on for 10 min before rinsing. May be repeated after 7-10 days if necessary. Scabies As 5% cream: Apply a thin layer approx 30 g onto skin surface from the head to the soles of the feet, leave on for 8-14 hr before rinsing.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Avoid contact w/ eyes, mucous membranes and broken skin.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Skin and scalp irritation (e.g. itching, redness, swelling). Dermatologic:Burning, numbness, stinging, tingling, scalp irritation, rash, erythema, pruritus, eczema, localized oedema.
ATC Classification
P03AC04 - permethrin ; Belongs to the class of pyrethrines, including synthetic compounds used as ectoparasiticides.
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