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permethrin

 [per-meth´rin]
a topical insecticide used in the treatment of scabies and head louse or tick infestation. It is also applied to objects such as furniture and bedding.

permethrin

/per·meth·rin/ (per-meth´rin) a topical insecticide used in the treatment of infestations by Pediculus humanus capitis, Sarcoptes scabiei, or any of various ticks; also applied to objects such as furniture and bedding.

permethrin

(pər-mĕth′rĭn)
n.
A synthetic pyrethroid, C21H20Cl2O3, used as an agricultural, industrial, and residential insecticide, to treat scabies and head lice in humans, and to control fleas and ticks in dogs.

permethrin

[pərməth′rin]
a topical pediculicide and scabicide.
indications It is used for the treatment of head lice and their nits, for the treatment of scabies, and as prophylaxis when there are epidemics of lice.
contraindications Allergies to pyrethrin, pyrethroids, or chrysanthemum flowers prohibit its use.
adverse effects Among reported adverse effects are itching, mild burning or stinging, numbness, discomfort, mild erythema, and scalp rash.

permethrin

Acticin® Infectious disease A topical insecticide used for scabies and head lice. See Head lice, Scabies.

permethrin

A drug used externally in a hair rinse to get rid of head lice. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Lyclear.

Permethrin

A medication used to rid the scalp of head lice. Permethrin works by paralyzing the lice, so that they cannot feed after hatching within the 24 hours required for survival.
Mentioned in: Lice Infestation

permethrin

; Lyclear topical scabies treatment

permethrin

a third-generation synthetic pyrethroid widely used in the control of ectoparasites. It is very stable and lasts for several weeks.
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Permethrin and control treatments were identical to Trial 1.
6 Among these 5% permethrin is the most effective scabicide with fewer side effects and a reported 96.
Wear rubber gloves and saturate cotton balls, strips of cloth, dryer lint or other rodent nesting materials with a permethrin product made to go on clothing and tents.
In this laboratory study, the ability of Leishmania major infected Phlebotomus duboscqi to pass through a permethrin treated net and take a blood meal was compared to noninfected flies.
Permethrin and lindane were applied in a thin film over a glass slide.
The type segment is further classified in to bifenthrin, deltamethrin, permethrin, cypermethrin, cyfluthrin, lambda-cyhalothrin and other pyrethroids (fenvalerate, resmethrin, tetramethrin, allethrin, phenothrin, barthrin, dimethrin, and bioresmethrin).
We used permethrin as an active substance because it is a highly effective pyrethroid of broad-spectrum effect against all types of malicious crawling and flying arthropods (flies, horse flies, mosquitoes, fleas, mites, etc.