Permethrin Lotion

Perlice-Free Lotion

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Permethrin Lotion is used to treat scabies, a skin infestation caused by a tiny mite called Sarcoptes scabies. Permethrin is a synthetic chemical that acts as an insecticide and acaricide, which means it kills insects and mites.

Permethrin lotion is a topical medication, which means it is applied directly to the skin. It is available only by prescription and should be used only under the supervision of a healthcare provider. Permethrin lotion works by paralyzing and killing the scabies mites, which helps relieve the symptoms of scabies, such as itching and rash.

Permethrin lotion is generally safe and effective when used as directed. However, like all medications, it can cause side effects. Some of the most common side effects of Permethrin lotion include itching, redness, and swelling of the skin. These side effects are usually mild and go away on their own. It is important to tell your healthcare provider if you are allergic to any medications or if you have any medical conditions before using Permethrin lotion. Additionally, it is important to avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, and nose when using the lotion, as it can cause irritation.

How to use permethrin lotion?

Permethrin lotion is a medication used to treat scabies, a skin condition caused by mites. Here is the step-by-step process for using permethrin lotion:

  • Before applying permethrin lotion, take a bath or shower to clean your skin.
  • Dry your skin thoroughly with a clean towel.
  • Shake the lotion well before use.
  • Apply a thin layer of the lotion to your entire Head and Leave the lotion on your skin for 8-14 hours, then wash it off with warm water and soap.
  • You need to repeat the treatment in 1-2 weeks if the mites are still present.
  • Avoid touching your eyes and mouth while using this lotion.

Benefits of using Permethrin lotion

Permethrin lotion is a medication that is used to treat scabies and lice infestations. It works by killing the Lice and their eggs. Here are some of the benefits of using permethrin lotion:

Highly effective: This lotion is a very effective treatment for scabies and lice infestations. It kills the Lice and their eggs quickly and is usually effective with just one or two applications.

Safe: It is generally considered safe to use. It is approved by the FDA for use in humans and is generally well-tolerated. 

Convenient: It is very easy to use. It comes in a lotion form, which is applied to the affected areas of the skin and left on for a prescribed period of time before being washed off.

Affordable: The lotion is an affordable treatment option for scabies and lice infestations. 

Reduced the risk of transmission: By killing the Lice and their eggs, This lotion can help reduce the risk of transmission of scabies and lice to others.


Here are some precautions that you should keep in mind while using permethrin lotion:

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth while using this lotion. If the location comes in contact with your eyes, nose or mouth so please wash it though water immediately.
  • Do not use This lotion if you are allergic to permethrin or any other ingredient in the medication.
  • If you are using this lotion to treat head lice, avoid sharing combs, brushes, and other hair accessories with others.
  • Keep this lotion out of reach of children.
  • Store this lotion at room temperature away from direct sunlight and heat. Do not freeze.


Ques. How many times should permethrin lotion be applied?

Ans. You can use this location twice a week.

Ques. How long does permethrin take to dry?

Ans. It depends on your area’s humidity level. Most commonly it will take few hours to dry

Ques. Does permethrin work immediately?

Ans. No, it will take a few hours to show the proper effect.

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Perlice-Free Lotion




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