Permarid Cream


Uses of Permarid Cream

Permarid Cream is used in the treatment of scabies and head lice.

Permarid Cream side effects

  • Skin burn
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Permarid 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 Permarid Cream works

Permarid 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.

Permarid Cream related warnings

No interaction found/established
Permarid 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.
Permarid Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Permarid Cream?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Permarid Cream
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₹1.08/gm of Cream
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Perlice Rinse 1% Cream
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₹2.18/gm of Cream
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Pedilice Cream
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₹1.32/gm of Cream
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Perlice Cream
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₹2.04/gm of Cream
120% costlier

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 Permarid

What is the treatment of Scabies
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
HHmite/ Permite 5% cream below neck over night to be applied on full body & washed off next morning. Repeat after 1 week. Linen to be washed next morning . Treat all close contacts Tab. Teczine 5 mg @ night for 1 week.
What is the best treatment of scabies
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Apply 5% Permite cream - one full tube to apply tonight from neck to toe 2hrs before sleep Wash off next morning Wash all the clothes bedcovers and pillow covers daily and iron them Apply the cream everywhere Repeat in the same manner after 7days If any family members are affected do the same for them except for children
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Q. Is Permarid over the counter medicine?

Permarid is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th Apr 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
60 gm in 1 tube