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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: 4 out of 5
Based on 7,157 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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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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What patients are saying about Ivermectin vs. Permethrin

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I had no side effects from Ivermectin. This should be...
...scabies, after using Permethrin cream 3 times without success. Two does of ...scabies. I had no side effects from Ivermectin. This should be...
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...
that really did make me itch more....so i think that works...
...the wrong places....also i have used about 12 tubes of permethrin and it does not work....i had ivermectin once and that really did make me itch more....so i think that works better....Sam, do you...
this, he prescribed ivermectin, but I feel that permethrin...
...For the treatment of scabies, which is less toxic and safer to use, permethrin or ivermectin? I used permethrin before. It worked, but I had ...telling my doctor this, he prescribed ivermectin...
I didn't use ivermectin but I used permethrin and it didn't...
...didn't use ivermectin but I used permethrin and it didn't work. So you may...
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...
doctor to prescribe ivermectin also. 200 micro grams/kilo...
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...
mites.I have used injectable Ivermectin and Permethrin to...
...killing the mites.I have used injectable Ivermectin and Permethrin to no avail but I still look forward to Galdermas anti-mite topical.I dont think that Demodex...
while taking these doses of ivermectin? Thanks again,...
...I have enough permethrin for one more application. and i just bought some sulfur, but im afraid to use if because i ...my clothes while taking these doses of ivermectin? Thanks again, i...
may be prescribed ivermectin in combination with medication...
...scabies with ivermectin is considered an unlabeled use of the medication. People who ...may be prescribed ivermectin in ...such as permethrin. It can be particularly helpful for treating...
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