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PERNIL 5%W/W CREAM

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MRP: Rs. 59.85 for 1 tube(s) (30 GM cream each)
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Composition for PERNIL

Permethrin Topical(5% w/w)

food interaction for PERNIL

alcohol interaction for PERNIL

pregnancy interaction for PERNIL

lactation interaction for PERNIL

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Pernil 5%w/w 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
Pernil 5%w/w cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for PERNIL

Permethrin Topical(5% w/w)

Uses

Pernil 5%w/w cream is used in the treatment of scabies (itchy skin condition).

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 parasites including itch mite and head and pubic lice causing paralysis and death.

Common side effects

Pain, Shortness of breath, Skin swelling, Burning sensation, Swelling of mouth, Facial swelling, Throat swelling, Chest tightness, Fungal infection, Irritation, Itching, Skin redness

SUBSTITUTES for PERNIL

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  • PERMITE 5% W/W CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Galderma India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.72/GM of cream
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    Rs. 51.52
    save 14% more per GM of cream
  • NUPERMY 5% W/W CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    NuLife Pharmaceuticals
    Rs. 2.09/GM of cream
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    Rs. 62.62
    pay 5% more per GM of cream
  • SCABPER CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Menarini India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.80/GM of cream
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    Rs. 54
    save 10% more per GM of cream
  • PERITOP 5%W/W CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Monichem Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.95/GM of cream
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    Rs. 58.50
    save 2% more per GM of cream
  • SCABAL P 5% W/W CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Alive Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.77/GM of cream
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    Rs. 53
    save 11% more per GM of cream

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Expert advice for PERNIL

  • 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 colored 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.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to permethrin or any ingredient of its ingredients.
  • It should not given to children <6 months.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)