Clearkin 5% Gel

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Primarily used for

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30 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Clearkin Gel

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Uses of Clearkin Gel

Clearkin 5% Gel is used in the treatment of scabies.
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Side effects of Clearkin Gel

Common

Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Erythematous rash, Itching, Dry skin.

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How to use Clearkin Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Clearkin Gel works

Permethrin is a pyrethroid compound and it belongs to a class of medications called as Ectoparasiticides. It acts on the nervous system of variety of parasites including itch mite and head and pubic lice causing paralysis and death.

In Depth Information on Clearkin Gel

Expert advice for Clearkin Gel

  • Inform you doctor if you have any skin conditions or allergies to medicines, food or other substances, asthma, or if you have any other medical conditions. 
  • Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes and wear gloves to avoid irritation to hands. If permethrin is accidentally introduced into the eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water. 
  • Apply the medication on small part of the hair to ensure it does not affect colored or permed hair before application to entire head.
  • Check hair for active infestation with lice or nits after one repetition of treatment after 14 days as you may be at risk of developing resistance to treatment.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to permethrin or any ingredient of its ingredients.
  • It should not given to children <6 months.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Clearkin 5% Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Clearkin 5% Gel is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Clearkin 5% Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Clearkin 5% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Clearkin 5% Gel is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clearkin 5% Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Clearkin 5% Gel is probably safe to use in patients with liv
er disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clearkin 5% Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Permethrin Topical, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Substitutes for Clearkin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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