Medicine Overview of Pertec Cream
Pertec Cream is used in the treatment of scabies
Erythematous rash, Itching, Dry skin, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation).
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.
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 pests including itch mite and head and pubic lice causing paralysis and death.
In Depth Information on Pertec Cream
- 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.
Pertec Cream related warnings
No interaction found
Pertec 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.
Pertec Cream is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Pertec Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Pertec Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pertec Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Pertec Cream is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pertec Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Pertec Cream, please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Pertec Cream
Pertec is not an over the counter medicine. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner.
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