Elimite is used to treat head lice and scabies.
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Common useElimite is used to treat head lice and scabies.
Dosage and directionMassage the cream into your skin from the head to the soles of the feet. In infants which medication should be used also on the scalp, temple and forehead if applied to children and geriatric patients. The usual quantity needed to treat an adult is 30 gm. Usually one treatment is sufficient to treat the infection. 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. Do not use Elimite while breastfeeding.
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 effectThis medication is usually well tolerated. It was reported about rare cases of pruritus, erythema, numbness, rash, tingling. Symptoms of allergic reaction are also possible: rash, hives, facial swelling, itching, mild burning, numbness or tingling, stinging, or redness.
Drug interactionElimite applied topically is not likely to interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor about all medications and herbal products you use.
Missed doseUsually this medication is used only once. Repeat treatment in seven days if necessary.
OverdoseSymptoms of Elimite 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 ElimiteIn some countries valid doctor's prescription is required to purchase Elimite. Our online pharmacy escrow service allows You to buy Elimite 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 Elimite 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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