Permite Cream - 5% (30 gm) (Acticin)
US Brand Name Acticin
Strength 5% (30gm)
Generic Name Permethrin
Manufacturer Gladerma
Pharmaceutical Form Tube/s

Permite Cream - 5% (30gm)


This drug has a generic name Permethrin, which is an anti fungal cream used for the treatment of scabies, a contagious skin condition ( often termed as intense allergic itching) caused by a tiny mite called sarcoptes scabiei. It belongs to a family of drugs called as pyrethins. This medication starts its functionality by paralyzing and destroying the mites and their eggs.

It is sold under various trade names; some of them are Acticin and Permite (made by Gladerma) and is available in cream form.  It can also be used for medical treatments which are not listed here.  



Important information about Permethrin


You should tell your doctor if you are allergic to it, or if you have any other known drug allergies beforehand. It may contain inactive ingredients which lead to dangerous effects. Let your doctor know about your previous medical conditions, especially any skin infections, or asthma. In order to ensure the complete medical treatment of scabies, and to stop the infection from relapsing, make sure that your surroundings like clothing, bedding, pillows, furniture, hats, hair brushes, accessories must be kept clean. Scabies infected person should not use any common things as this disease is highly contagious.


It belongs to FDA pregnancy category B drug. This drug is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. You must consult your doctor before using the tablets in case of pregnancy and breast feeding.



Before taking Permethrin


Before applying Permethrin (Acticin, Permite) antifungal cream, take care of all the above mentioned precautions. Discuss all them with your doctor and clear your doubts which you may have about this medicine.



Dosage information


Use Permethrin (Acticin, Permite) cream exactly as your doctor prescribed. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advices you to do so. Prohibit the use of this cream if the prescription period is over. All medicines come along with a patient leaflet; you should go through the leaflet to know detailed information.



Note: Permethrin dosage depends on lots of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition, your doctor may fix the dosage by examining you properly. Strictly follow the dosage instruction prescribed by your doctor.



What if you miss a dose


You are not likely to miss a dose of Permethrin as it is applied as needed.  



What if you overdose


In case of an overdose, seek medical attention immediately or contact your doctor.



Things to avoid


For a complete treatment of scabies fungus, and to stop its deteriorating effects, you must take necessary measures for your surroundings (clothing, bedding, pillows, furniture, hats, hair brushes, accessories must be kept clean).



Side Effects


Some common side effects caused by this drug are itching or mild skin rash, mild burning, stinging, redness, numbness or tingling around the medicated area of the skin. These are not the complete list of side effects, there may be some others. If you get any serious side effect, seek medical emergency.    



Interaction with other drugs


It is not likely that other drugs may interfere with Permethrin. However,   let your doctor know in advance if you are using any other drug or related medical products. Never start a new medication without your doctor’s permission.


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Permite Cream - 5% (30 gm) (Acticin)

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