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Overview

Introduction of kilmite Cream

kilmite Cream is an antiparasitic medication. It is used for treatment of scabies and head lice. It works by killing the tiny insects (mites) and their eggs, which cause scabies. It also kills the lice in the scalp of the head that cause irritation.

kilmite Cream is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. While applying, always use gloves and avoid getting int into the eyes or mouth. In case of accidental contact, rinse immediately with plenty of water.

kilmite Cream may cause stinging or burning sensation at the site of application. These are temporary and goes away with time.

Uses of kilmite Cream

kilmite Cream side effects

Common
  • Skin burn
  • Stinging sensation

How to use kilmite Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How kilmite Cream works

kilmite Cream is an antiparasitic medication. It works by killing the tiny insects (mites) and their eggs, which cause scabies. It also kills head lice which attach to your scalp and irritate it.

kilmite Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
kilmite Cream is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
kilmite Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of kilmite Cream?

If you miss a dose of kilmite Cream, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to kilmite

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scabies problem whole body itchin
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Hhmite cream from neck to feet at night single application
Eyes itchiness and scabies and head and eye ache
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Use eyrdrop refresh tears thrice daily. Get ur vision n refraction also. For scabies, consult dermatologist
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FAQs

Q. Is kilmite over the counter medicine?

kilmite is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner.

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