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Permethrin (Permethrin)

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Type: drug type
Product: Permethrin Cream
Manufacturer: GSK
Country: Canada
Dosage: 5 %/30 gm

Generic Equivalent of Permethrin
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There is no generic product of Permethrin.

Permethrin Information

Permethrin Details (Brand and Generic) currently offers the brand Permethrin also called Nix Skin Cream from Canada manufactured by GSK. The generic version is not available. We offer our customers a huge selection of Skin Medications (Topical/Oral) such as Fucidin and Lotriderm. For more information and further assistance, please call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784.


Permethrin is available in the strength of 5 %/30 gm cream only.


Permethrin (Permethrin) is a topical prescription medication used to treat scabies, tiny insects that infest and irritates the body. The mite lives on the skin and burrows into it. Scabies is contagious and spread to others through close skin-to-skin contact. The hand is the most common site to be first affected, probably from prolonged hand-holding with an infected person. Permethrin is the active constituent of the cream. Permethrin belongs to a class of drugs known as Scabicidal Agents. It works by paralyzing and killing lice and their eggs (nits).

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Permethrin are body itching, redness, swelling, temporary worsening of the condition with Permethrin, mild and transient burning and stinging.

Stop using Permethrin and contact your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• Continued itching of the fingers, especially at night;
• Continued irritation of the skin or scalp area;
• Infected or pus-filled areas of the skin or scalp area;
• Severe body itching;
• Worsening of the condition

Warnings and Interactions

Before using Permethrin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or have any other allergies. Permethrin is a topical cream and should be applied on the skin only. Avoid getting Permethrin in your nose, ears, mouth, vagina, or eyes. If the cream gets in any of these areas, flush with plenty of water. Do not use more medication than prescribed. A single treatment can help prevent lice for up to 14 days. After treatment with Permethrin, your doctor may recommend that a dermatologist check you for lice and nits using a magnifying glass and bright light. Reach out to your doctor if the symptoms get worse. Before you start using Permethrin, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have:
• Asthma or respiratory disease;
• kidney problems;
• Liver problems;
• Skin infections;
• Skin cancer

Tell your doctor about all your medications, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, herbal products, and vitamin supplements. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk but it is unlikely to harm a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding. Permethrin has no known severe, serious, moderate, or mild interactions with other drugs. However, you should contact your doctor before using any topical medication with Permethrin cream.

Questions and Answers

Why is Permethrin more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Permethrin, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Permethrin from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Permethrin cream cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of Permethrin 5 %/30 gm starts at $37.99 per unit.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high-quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Permethrin from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Permethrin prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Permethrins I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Permethrin at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Permethrin over the counter from you?

No, Permethrin requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Permethrin?

No, there is no generic available for this product.

How long does Permethrin take to start working?

Permethrin is usually effective after one application. If a second application is needed, wait at least seven days before reapplying.

What should I avoid while using Permethrin?

Rinse with water if Permethrin gets in your eyes. Lice and scabies infections are highly contagious. Avoid sexual or intimate contact with others until your lice or scabies infection has cleared up. Avoid sharing hairbrushes, combs, hair accessories, hats, clothing, bed linens, and other articles of personal use. Avoid using other topical medications on the areas you treat with Permethrin, unless your doctor tells you to.

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