Acticin is an anti-parasite medication used mainly to treat infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei and head lice.
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Common useActicin is an anti-parasite medication used topically to treat infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies) and head lice.
Dosage and directionMassage the cream into your clean and dry skin from the head to the soles. In infants and elderly scabies may affect the scalp also. For an average adult the dose of 30 mg is enough. Do not wash out the cream during 6-14 hours. Temple, scalp and forehead of the sick infants should be treated by Acticin also. Do not apply to irritated skin, open cuts or wounds. Do not take orally. Avoid getting of the medication to the nose, mouth, eyes, or genitals. Repeat the treatment if lice are still seen a week after your first application.
PrecautionsTo prevent reinfection treat your environment (clothing, bedding, hats, hair brushes, pillows, furniture and accessories) when you treat your body. Wash all your clothes, towels and bed linens, in hot water and dry in high heat. Treat with permethrin surface spray furniture in your house. During treatment avoid sexual contacts or be sure that all sexual partners are treated to prevent re-infestation of crabs. To avoid spreading of the infection do not share your hair accessories, hair brushes, combs, hats, bed linens, clothing, and other articles of personal use.
ContraindicationsPatients allergic to allergic to permethrin or to chrysanthemums should not use this drug. Do not use the cream while you are breastfeeding.
Possible side effectIf you have signs of allergy such as hives, rash, facial swelling, itching, redness, mild burning, stinging, numbness or tingling, difficult breathing contact your doctor immediately.
Drug interactionActicin applied topically is not likely to interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor about all medications you use.
Missed doseUsually this medication is used only once. Repeat treatment in seven days if necessary.
OverdoseSymptoms of Acticin overdose are unknown. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect overdose.
StorageStore tablets at room temperature between 15-30 C (59-86 F) in a dry tight container away from moisture and sunlight.
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Important Information about Purchasing ActicinIn some countries valid doctor's prescription is required to purchase Acticin. Our online pharmacy escrow service allows You to buy Acticin without a prescription as its not required in the country where this medicine is purchased and shipped from (India). We expect that You are familiar with the Acticin medication You want to buy online. You must know needed dosage that works for You, how to take this drug and all possible side effects.
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