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Pediculosis is an infestation of lice &mdash blood-feeding parasite insects of the order Phthiraptera. The condition can occur in alm...
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Other name: Stromectol (Stromectol)
Other name: Elimite (Elimite)
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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...
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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...
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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... "

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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... "

ago I started the Permethrin along with oral Ivermectin...
" ...that I have rosacea and I ...weeks ago I started the Permethrin along with oral Ivermectin and showed very good results which made me think Soolantra would ...also still use tea tree oil that... "

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oral treatment of ivermectin work better than permethrin?...
" ...and uncomfortable disease. Does oral treatment of ivermectin work better than... "

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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... "

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Start by taking oral ivermectin and rubbing on topical...
" ...kill all if them and their off spring. Start by taking oral ivermectin and rubbing on topical Permethrin. This combo has been effective for many. If after two months you are... "

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bed. It really sucks. And permethrin doesn't seem to work...
" ...a problem keeping the oral ivermectin in my system long enough for it to do any good. When I take it ...before bed. It really sucks. And permethrin doesn't seem to work for... "

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... "

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