Active Ingredient(s): Permethrin
FDA Approved: * August 25, 1989
Pharm Company: * ALLERGAN
Category: Insecticide

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

Elimite Overview

Permethrin, sold under the brand name Nix among others, is a medication and insecticide.[3][4] As a medication, it is used to treat scabies and lice.[5] It is applied to the skin as a cream or lotion.[3] As an insecticide, it can be sprayed on clothing or mosquito nets to kill the insects that touch them.[4] Side effects include rash and irritation at the area of use.[5] Use during pregnancy appear...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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 Elimite: (2 results)

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  • 40076-115 Elimite 50 mg/100g Topical Cream by Prestium Pharma, Inc.
  • 40076-230 Elimite 50 mg/100g Topical Cream by Prestium Pharma, Inc.

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