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Pernil 5% Lotion


Overview

Introduction of Pernil Lotion

Pernil 5% Lotion 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.

Pernil 5% Lotion 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.

Pernil 5% Lotion may cause stinging or burning sensation at the site of application. These are temporary and goes away with time.

Uses of Pernil Lotion

Pernil Lotion side effects

Common
  • Skin burn
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Pernil Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Pernil Lotion works

Pernil 5% Lotion 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.

Pernil Lotion related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pernil 5% Lotion 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
Pernil 5% Lotion 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 Pernil Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Pernil 5% Lotion, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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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 Pernil

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What is the effective treatment of head lice??
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Perlice lotion once a week
Recently i visit dermatologist.he 2 CREAMS and 1Lotion.he told Mange or itch in my penis.i forget which lotion i apply in my penis.can you suggest.is this lotion PERMETHRIN PERNIL LOTION 5.0%
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Please consult with allopathy doctor.
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Q. Is Pernil over the counter medicine?

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

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1601, Karnavati Estate, GIDC, Phase III, Vatva, Ahmedabad 382445, Gujarat, India.
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