Perioral dermatitis

Persistent light reactivity 453

Perleche

Candidiasis

Permethrin

Contraindications/precautions

Hypersensitivity to drug class or component

References

Wendel K, Rompalo A (2002) Scabies and pediculosis pubis: an update of treatment regimens and general review. Clinical Infectious Diseases 35(Suppl 2):Si46-i5i

Trade name(s)

Elimite; Nix

Generic available

Drug class

Anti-parasitic agent

Mechanism of action

Neural transmission blockade

Dosage form

5% cream; 1% cream rinse

Dermatologic indications and dosage

See table

Common side effects

Cutaneous: pruritus, redness, scalp swelling

Serious side effects

None

Drug interactions

None

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