Permethrin

Last Update February 4, 2016
Permethrin is a common chemical synthesis chemical, widely used as an insecticide, acaricide, and insect repellent. It belongs to the ...
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for Scabies
2.0
Concern level
2.2
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Positive 596 "...slept in them with no problems. I read on line a few years ago that permethrin is highly... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 340 "...of the zipper with Permethrin, it works great. Don't be afraid to use a lot of it. It doesn't... "Read more negative discussions
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r the treatment of scabies....then why did this nightmare...
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" So you're saying that PERMETHRIN will get rid of the ...fake \"plastic\" skin? I applied Permethrin at the start of Morgs for the treatment of scabies....then why did this nightmare continue to... "

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enviroment and treated with Permethrin followed by another...
| www.medhelp.org
" ...lower abdomen.  Dematologist diagnosed as scabies.  I cleaned and washed enviroment and treated with Permethrin followed by another treatment one week later.  The itching continues and I repeated... "

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been using permethrin cream for 2 weeks now, as a treatment...
| www.rosaceagroup.org
" I have been using permethrin cream for 2 weeks now, as a treatment for demodicosis rosacea (since the NHS is... "

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permethrin (last 3 years or so). It also keeps down th...
| www.whiteblaze.net
" ...and my kids clothes with permethrin. Works great. We've all had ...had new cases since using permethrin (last 3 years or so). It also... "

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I treated my clothes with Permethrin every 4 weeks....
| www.whiteblaze.net
" ...last year's thru-hike I treated my clothes with Permethrin every 4 weeks. Checked for ...had a rash, still got Lyme disease. Know... "

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hell! I was prescribed permethrin cream which kills it...
| www.steadyhealth.com
" ...and the doctor told me it was scabies...it itches like hell! I was prescribed permethrin cream which kills it but... "

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and Kwelleda treatments due to the dangerous side effects...
| scabieshelpnow.com
" ...to cure me and my daughter from scabies for a couple days now. We refuse to use the Permethrin and Kwelleda treatments due to the dangerous side... "

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it's been. I've treated with Permethrin 5% 3 times once...
| www.topix.com
" I got scabies from the gym I work out at and what a nightmare it's been. I've treated with Permethrin 5% 3 times once per... "

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used permethrin cream have caused the cholinergic urticaria...
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" I thought I had scabies, well I probably did actually but it is possible that the many times I have used permethrin cream have caused the cholinergic urticaria I... "

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elsescared to use permethrin again as it has damage m...
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" ...something else scared to use permethrin again as it has damage my skin, can you only get scabies in your... "

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Facts about Permethrin

How do I obtain Permethrin?
Over the counter (no prescription needed)
How do I take Permethrin?
Ointment, Spray
What dosages are available?
0.25%, 0.5%, 1%, 5%
Ingredients
Permethrin
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