Smite 5% Cream

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Primarily used for

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30 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Smite Cream

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Uses of Smite Cream

Smite 5% Cream is used in the treatment of scabies.
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Side effects of Smite Cream

Common

Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Erythematous rash, Itching, Dry skin.

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How to use Smite 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 Smite Cream 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.

In Depth Information on Smite Cream

Expert advice for Smite 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 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Smite 5% Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Smite 5% 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.
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Lactation
Smite 5% Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Smite 5% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Smite 5% Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Smite 5% Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Smite 5% Cream is probably safe to use in patients with live
r disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Smite 5% Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Permethrin Topical, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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