Permethrin

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SAFEWAY PHARMACY Retail

$145.99

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84%

$23.46 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY Retail

$145.99

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79%

$30.68 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC Retail

$145.99

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78%

$32.58 With Free Coupon
AKINA PHARMACY
$34.18 With Free Coupon
MY DR'S PHARMACY
$34.18 With Free Coupon
GIANT PHARMACY
$35.08 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER
$35.58 With Free Coupon
HEALTH STAR PHARMACY
$35.58 With Free Coupon
LIBERTY PHARMACY & MEDICAL SUPPLIES
$35.58 With Free Coupon
LOUDOUN COMMUNITY PHARMACY
$35.58 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS, INC.
$35.58 With Free Coupon
RX+PHARMACY
$35.58 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY Retail

$145.99

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73%

$39.70 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY Retail

$145.99

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73%

$39.98 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY #
$39.98 With Free Coupon
WALGREENS
$50.02 With Free Coupon
Permethrin

Drug Info for permethrin

Permethrin is used to treat scabies ('mites that attach themselves to the skin) in adults and children 2 months of age and older. Over-the-counter permethrin is used to treat lice (small insects that attach themselves to the skin on the head) in adults and children 2 months of age and older. Permethrin is in a class of medications called scabicides and pediculicides. It works by killing lice and mites.

Elimite is an anti-parasite cream used to treat scabies. It is also used to treat head lice. It works by paralyzing and killing the parasitic mites and eggs that cause these conditions. Elimite is indicated for use on adults and infants 2 months of age and older.

  • Sunmark Lice Treatment
  • Acticin
  • Elimite
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Lice Treatment
  • Good Sense Lice Killing Creme Rinse
  • Leader Lice Treatment
  • Nix Lice Treatment Creme Rinse
  • Lice Treatment
  • On the skin

Follow the instructions on the medicine label if you are using this medicine without a prescription.

Topical application routeUse this medicine only on your skin. Rinse it off right away if it gets on a cut or scrape. Do not get the medicine in your eyes, nose, or mouth. Flush your eyes with lots of water if any medicine gets in your eyes.

For skin: Thoroughly rub the cream into your skin from your head to the soles of your feet. Leave the cream on for 8 to 14 hours. Then wash it off using a generous amount of soap and water.

Tell your doctor if you see any lice 7 days or more after your first treatment. You may need a second treatment.

For hair: Before you use permethrin, first shampoo and rinse your hair. Do not use conditioner. Towel dry your hair. Protect your eyes with a washcloth or towel. Shake the lotion well before you use it. Apply the lotion generously to damp hair, covering all areas of your scalp. Leave permethrin on your scalp for 10 minutes. Rinse your hair and scalp with warm water. Towel dry and then comb your hair.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to permethrin.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you are allergic to ragweed.

Do not use this medicine on an infant younger than 2 months of age.

Do not use this medicine on your eyebrows or eyelashes. Contact your doctor instead.

Check all members of your household, because lice are easily spread from one person to another.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you are allergic to ragweed.

Do not use this medicine on an infant younger than 2 months of age.

Do not use this medicine on your eyebrows or eyelashes. Contact your doctor instead.

Check all members of your household, because lice are easily spread from one person to another.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Trouble breathing or wheezing
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Itching, redness, burning, or swelling of the skin or scalp
  • Eye irritation
Frequently Asked Questions

Permethrin is an anti-parasite medication used to kill head lice and treat scabies. This medication is safe to use on adults and infants 2 months old.

Similar brand-name drugs to Cipro available on the market in the U.S. include Elimite and Nix Lice Control. Consult with your doctor for more information about these drugs and to determine the best treatment for you.

Without insurance, the average Permethrin price for Permethrin 5% topical cream ranges from about between $74 to $149. Prices vary depending on pharmacy location. Luckily, there are a few ways to save money. To reduce the high Permethrin retail price, print our free Permethrin coupon card and get up to 80% off when you fill your prescription at your local pharmacy.

Permethrin is a generic drug. Similar brand-name drugs include Elimite and Nix Lice Control. Our free coupon may be used for savings on Permethrin and alternative brand-name drugs for savings of up to 80%

Permethrin topical cream is only available in 5% strength. This medication is also available as a topical lotion. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

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