Permethrin is a Medicine belongs to Pesticides and Repellents group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2160   Edition : 37   Martindale    Page : 2160   Edition : 38  

  ►   Brandname : Perlice, Permite, Residex P55, Acticin, Elimite, Nix, Pyrifoam, Infectoscab
  ►  Strength : Cream with 1 %.  Cream with 5 %. 

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 1068   Edition : 12  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Topical
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2159   Edition : 38  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Pediculosis Topical 1 % Cream Applied undiluted to affected areas of pediculosis for 10 minutes and then rinsed off with warm water.
2 Scabies Topical 5 % Cream A single application of cream is applied to the body from the neck down, left on for 8–14 hours, and then washed off.

Ref :-  Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 1068   Edition : 12  



Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

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►  Side Effect : Transient burning, Stinging, pruritus
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 1068   Edition : 12.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Permethrin is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction : 
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►  Contraindication :
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  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Permethrin is a synthetic pyrethroid that interferes with insect sodium transport proteins, causing neurotoxicity and paralysis.
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 1818   Edition : 12.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


DIETARY Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   NA

►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA