Permethrin

FDA Approved: * January 23, 1998
Pharm Company: * ALPHARMA US PHARMS
Category: Insecticide

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Permethrin Overview

Permethrin, sold under the brand name Nix among others, is a medication and insecticide.[1][2] As a medication it is used to treat scabies and lice.[3] It is applied to the skin as a cream or lotion.[1] As an insecticide it can be sprayed on clothing or mosquito nets such that the insects that touch them die.[2] Side effects include rash and irritation at the area of use.[3] Use during pregnancy appears to be safe. It is approved for use in people over the age of two months. Permethrin is in ...

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MITE be scabies
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I have been to 4 different doctors, 2 being dermatologist. All seem to think I have scabies. I have done 2 different regiments of Permethrin 5pct. And 3 rounds of Ivermectin 15mg body weight of 180lbs. Now one year into treatments and problem seems even worse. I am now getting bites on my face area usually two at a time at random places on the facial and neck area. It needs to be noted that these areas are easier to kill the mite or whatever it is but chemical burns from the Permethrin appear before the mize of the mite. My understanding is that scabie mite do not effect adults from neck up??? I do not like to question Doctors, but this has gone on long enough and my wife who sleeps with me has not shown the first sign of infestation(thank goodness). Any clarifying comment would be appr...
Updated 1 year ago.
 
after effects of scabies
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hi, I had a scabies attack, which i treated with permethrin lotion and accompanying oral medicines prescribed to me. However, i still have some itching and little rashes on the penile shaft and tip. Also nodule like itchy structures on the genitalia. I am aplying mometasone furoate cream, but it is not helping. Suggest a quick relief, as I am stuck in a rural area without access to doctors or good pharmacy. I have lobate GM with me as well. will it help? I too have oriel 5mg (levocetrizine) to take orally as well. Probably I hav a re-attack of scabies, but it will be another 10 days till I get proper treatment. So suggest me something. ## All you need is dollar store or Safeway or any store that has isoprofol alcohol beffer known as rubbing alcohol. rub this on those scabiies and you wi...
Updated 2 years ago.
 
Permethrin Effective if Expired
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Is Permethrin 5% effective if expired ?
Updated 6 years ago.
 
prometherine
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prometherine for scabies ## I believe the drug you are referring to is Permethrin, this is an insectidal medication, so it would make sense as it is used to kill scabies since they are microscopic skin lice. Here's a link to the monograph for more information:
Updated 9 years ago.
 
triam 01polybac
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used after the use of permethrin 5%cream to control and eliminate Scabbie mites
Updated 9 years ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Permethrin
  • Cream: 5%
  • Lotion: 1%
  • Solution: 1%
  • Spray: 0.5%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Permethrin: (35 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0113-0955 Good Sense Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by L Perrigo Company
  • 0363-0955 Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Walgreen Company
  • 0472-0242 Permethrin 50 mg/g Topical Cream by Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC
  • 0472-5242 Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC
  • 11822-0549 Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Rite Aid Corporation
  • 21695-907 Permethrin 50 mg/g Topical Cream by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 36800-955 Topcare Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Topco Associates LLC
  • 37808-524 Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Heb
  • 40085-215 Permethrin 50 mg/g Topical Cream by Renaissance Pharma, Inc.
  • 41163-955 Equaline Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Supervalu Inc
  • 41250-525 Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Meijer Distribution Inc
  • 42254-065 Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 42507-955 Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Hyvee Inc
  • 45802-269 Permethrin 50 mg/g Topical Cream by Perrigo New York Inc
  • 46122-108 Good Neighbor Pharmacy Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Amerisource Bergen
  • 49348-150 Sunmark Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Mckesson
  • 49348-460 Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Mckesson
  • 49738-955 Smart Sense Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Kmart Corporation
  • 49781-028 Leader Lice Treatment 1 mg/100ml Topical Lotion by Cardinal Health
  • 50090-0951 Permethrin 50 mg/g Topical Cream by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 15 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Permethrin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)


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