Permethrin cream contains a bug spray. It slaughters bugs (mites) that live on people, for example, the scabies mite. Two applications of treatment with permethrin cream are required, one week apart. Your whole body should be treated with for at least twice a day consistently.
Permethrin cream; Perfect for Scabies
Scabies is a bothersome skin issue that prompts a rash. It is caused by an infestation with a bug – the scabies bug. The bug lives on the skin and burrows into it.
Scabies is infectious and spreads to others through close skin-to-skin contact. The hand is the most widely recognized site to be first affected, presumably from delayed hand-holding with an infected person. Close skin-to-skin contact while engaging in sexual relations is another common method for getting scabies.
Permethrin cream is available on prescription, or you can get it without a prescription as well at a pharmacy. It is easy to apply and normally works well if used legitimately.
Before using permethrin cream
To ensure this is the correct treatment for you, before you begin using permethrin cream it is essential that your doctor knows:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should use medicines on the suggestions of a doctor.
- If it is for a child or kid under 18 years of age. Permethrin cream should be used for scabies on the advice of a doctor in kids under 2 years old.
- If you have ever had an allergic reaction to an ointment or a cream, or if you know you are sensitive to chrysanthemums or flowering plants known as Compositae.
- Before you begin the treatment, read the headings given on the pack. It will give you more information about applying permethrin cream and will give you a full list of the symptoms which you could experience from using it.
- Two applications of treatment are required, one week apart. Apply a thin layer of the cream over your entire body, including your face, neck, scalp and ears, however, make sure that it doesn’t come in contact with your eyes. Make sure to include unbalanced places, for example, your back, the soles of your feet, between your fingers and toes, under your fingernails, and your private parts.
- The cream should be applied when your skin is clean and dry, so if you have just had a bath or shower recently, wait for a while to give your skin a chance to cool before you apply the scabiescream.
- If you have scabies, give careful consideration to the areas where bug burrows can usually happen – the front of your wrists and elbows, below your breast, your armpits, and around the nipples in women.
- Leave the cream on for 8-12 hours for scabies. Then, you should expel the treatment of your skin by having a shower or a bath in the morning. If you have to wash your hands during the treatment time, remember to re-apply some cream to your hands afterwards.
- For the two applications, an adult is probably going to need 60 g of cream, older kids will need 30 g cream altogether and younger kids will require 15 g cream for application.
- Make sure that if you are breastfeeding a child, you ought to wash off the cream from your nipples before you breastfeed, and after that re-apply the cream afterwards.