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Ivermectin vs. Permethrin for Lice

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Ivermectin

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Other Names: Stromectol   Equimax   Ivomec   Heartgard   Zimecterin Gold

Permethrin

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Other Names: Elimite   Lyclear   Acticin   Lice Treatment
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 7,697 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 7,317 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Permethrin is a common chemical synthesis chemical, widely used as an insecticide, acaricide, and insect repellent. It belongs to the family of synthetic chemicals called pyrethroids and functions as a neurotoxin, affecting neuron cell membranes by prolo... Read more on Wikipedia
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Permethrin. I am still open to taking ivermectin orally...
...one dose of Ivermectin (5 pills), orally, ...it killed some adults?.) Permethrin, applied once, and then ...ivermectin with topical Permethrin. I am still open to taking ivermectin orally ove...
cream. got the doctor to prescribe ivermectin also....
just started my treatment - 5% permethrin cream. got the doctor to prescribe ivermectin also. 200 micro grams/kilo is the recommended dosage, so 18mg for me (3...
before. It worked, but I had an allergic reaction...
...and safer to use, permethrin or ivermectin? I used permethrin before. It worked, but I had an allergic reaction to it. I ...On telling my doctor this, he prescribed ivermectin, but I feel...
ivermectin one time and it did nothing for me and I have...
I took ivermectin one time and it did ...not the culprit for my problems....Permethrin helped and ivermectin did absolutely...
be Ivermectin i took it last night I hope it works I have...
...have had the scabies for 5 months now....I used the permethrin cream...2 weeks in a row it helped from the start ...yesterday and they give be Ivermectin i took it last night I hope it works I h...
taken on empty stomach. I took at bedtime. No side effects...
...treatment, Permethrin cream, 3 times with no relief. I asked my doctor for Ivermectin(Stromectol). My dosage was six 3mg tablets, taken on empty stomach. I took at bedtime. No side effects. Took...
for scabies, after using Permethrin cream 3 times without...
...scabies, after using Permethrin cream 3 times without success. Two does of Ivermectin a week ...I had no side effects from Ivermectin. This s...
is normal and also use Permethrin 5% on my face and...
...has mentioned that itchyness is normal and also use Permethrin 5% on my face and scalp without any problems. Along with this I was also asked to add Ivermectin to...
I am still using topical permethrin and oral ivermectin, it...
...method didn't work or if anyone has read this post that I am referring to. Thanks. (BTW I am still using topical permethrin and oral ivermectin, it works for 2 days then flares up...
to be taken orally and permethrin to be applied topically...
...to get the doctor to prescribe ivermectin. Ivermectin to be taken orally and permethrin to be applied topically ...by just using permethrin cream, but, there ...cured by using permethrin alon...
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