ATERSCAB: Permethrin is available in the form of cream in a pack of 30 grams. The ingredient in this cream is Permethrin. Permethrin cream belongs to the class of dermatological preparation. It is used in the treatment of head lice infections. Head lice are the infection of the head hair and scalp. Head lice overrun the head and neck and connect their eggs to the base of the hair duct. Lice move by crawling; they cannot fly. Head lice infestation is spread most commonly by close person-to-person contact.
WHAT IS IN IT?
ATERSCAB Permethrin cream contains an insecticide. It destroys insects (parasites) that live on humans, such as the scabies mite and crab (pubic) lice.
Head lice infestation
Scabies (skin infection)
It works by destroying both the lice and their eggs. The cream is beneficial to treat scabies infections by destroying the mites responsible for causing scabies. PERMETHRIN cream is used to treat parasitic infections. Its main focus is eggs, lice, and mites. It releases chemicals that act on the nervous system. It inactivates the nerve membrane and paralyzes the insects, destroying them.
This cream is safe but takes consultation with your doctor in case you experience any abnormal symptoms.
Administration of Dosage
The cream may be applied two times a day or as directed by your Dermatologist. Apply a thin layer of the cream over your whole body including your face, neck, scalp, and ears, but take care of your eyes so they should not get into them. Leave the cream on for 8-12 hours for scabies, or 12 hours (overnight) for crab lice.
Precautions and & Disclaimer
Pregnant or breastfeeding women must consult their doctor before starting the application of this cream. The cream is used on adults and if children are having head lice, consults your doctor about the applicability of this cream. Please consult your doctor in case you have any type of allergy history.