Permethrin Lotion



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Permethrin 5%w/v Lotion is a drug that is often used to treat and prevent parasitic infections in people. It is a safe and effective way to get rid of parasites like head lice, scabies mites, and pubic lice, which can be annoying and even dangerous. Permethrin is the main agent that does the work. It is a man-made pyrethroid chemical that is known for killing insects very well. When the lotion is put on the affected skin, it stops the parasites from moving and kills them, and gives relief on effects area.

Permethrin 5%w/v lotion is formulated to be gentle on the skin while killing pests effectively. It is easy to use and gives fast relief from the itching, irritability, and pain that lice or mites can cause. The cream can be used by both adults and children, but it is important to follow the directions for use and talk to a doctor or nurse before using it on a child. One of the best things about Permethrin 5%w/v lotion is that it has “residual activity,” which means that it keeps working even after it has been applied. This keeps parasites from coming back and makes sure that the problem is solved for good.

How to use

This lotion is commonly used for the treatment of scabies and lice infestations. Here you can read the general guidance on how to use Permethrin 5% w/v lotion:

  • Before applying the lotion, you must ensure that your skin is clean and dry. It is advised that you take a shower or bath and pat your skin dry with a towel.
  • Shake the bottle before using the lotion.
  • Apply the lotion from the neck down. Cover all skin, including between the fingers and toes, under the nails, the crotch, and the scalp (if treating head lice). Treat scabies in skin folds and creases.
  • Massage the lotion into your skin gently until it is completely absorbed. It’s important to cover all affected areas, as well as the surrounding healthy skin.
  • Leave the lotion on your skin for the recommended amount of time, usually around 8 to 14 hours.
  • After the recommended amount of time has passed, wash the lotion off your skin. Use warm water and a light soap to rinse things well. Make sure to get rid of the cream from all of the treated areas.


Permethrin 5% w/v is a medication that is commonly used as a topical treatment for various conditions. Here are some of its benefits:

Treatment of Scabies: It works very well to treat scabies, a skin disease that is very contagious and is caused by tiny mites called Sarcoptes scabies. It kills the mites and their eggs, providing relief from the intense itching and skin rashes associated with scabies.

Elimination of Head Lice: It is also used to treat head lice infestations. It works by paralyzing and killing the lice, making it easier to remove them from the scalp. Regular use of permethrin can help eradicate head lice and prevent their reinfestation.

Prevention of Insect Bites: Permethrin has insect-repellent properties, making it useful for preventing bites from mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, and other insects. When applied to clothing or gear, it creates a barrier that repels insects and reduces the risk of diseases like malaria, dengue fever, Lyme disease, and Zika virus.

Safety and Convenience: Permethrin 5% w/v is generally considered safe for topical use when used as directed. It is relatively easy to apply and does not usually cause significant side effects when used appropriately. It can be applied to the skin or used to treat clothing and bedding, offering convenience in managing various conditions.

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