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Prescription strength permethrin (5%) is used as a topical treatment for mild or severe scabies infestations. Permethrin targets the nerve cells of the parasite killing the parasite, and will continue to exert activity after rinsing ensuring the infestation is gone. This formulation may be used in combination with oral treatments for severe or difficult infestations.

  • Used to treat scabies infestations in 1 application for mild infestation
  • May require additional treatments depending on severity
  • Applied to the whole body for 8 to 14 hours then rinsed
  • Recommended to be used with oral ivermectin for severe cases (crusted scabies)
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