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ELICE 5% LOTION

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MRP: Rs. 70 for 1 bottle(s) (60 ML lotion each)
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Composition for ELICE

Permethrin(5%)

food interaction for ELICE

alcohol interaction for ELICE

pregnancy interaction for ELICE

lactation interaction for ELICE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Elice 5% lotion 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
Elice 5% lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ELICE

Permethrin(5%)

Uses

Elice 5% lotion is used in the treatment of scabies (itchy skin condition).

How it works

Elice 5% lotion 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

Mouth swelling, Itching, Skin rash, Stinging sensation, Burning sensation, Skin redness, Rash, Throat tightness, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath, Irritation

SUBSTITUTES for ELICE

3 Substitutes
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  • SCABPER LOTION
    (30 ML lotion in bottle)
    Menarini India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.10/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 33
    save 6% more per ML of lotion
  • SCABEST 5% LOTION
    (100 ML lotion in bottle)
    Psychotropics India Ltd
    Rs. 1.14/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 114
    save 2% more per ML of lotion
  • SCABPER LOTION
    (60 ML lotion in bottle)
    Menarini India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.10/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 66
    save 6% more per ML of lotion

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Expert advice for ELICE

  • 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 ELICE

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 13 September, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)