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Composition FOR DAT

Permethrin(5%)

food interaction for DAT

alcohol interaction for DAT

pregnancy interaction for DAT

lactation interaction for DAT

medicine interaction for DAT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Dat 5% cream 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Dat 5% cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR DAT

Permethrin(5%)

Uses

Dat 5% cream is used in the treatment of scabies

How it 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 pests including itch mite and head and pubic lice causing paralysis and death.

Common side effects

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

SUBSTITUTES FOR DAT

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  • H H MITE 5% CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
    Rs. 1.70/GM of cream
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    Rs. 51
    pay 13% more per GM of cream
  • PERTEC CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Tripada Biotec Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.94/GM of cream
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    Rs. 58.10
    pay 29% more per GM of cream
  • P THRIN 5% CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 2/GM of cream
    generic_icon
    Rs. 60
    pay 33% more per GM of cream

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Expert advice FOR DAT

  • 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 coloured 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR DAT

Permethrin

Q.

Is permethrin over the counter medicine?
Permethrin is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)