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Olthrin Lotion Description
Olthrin Lotion is used for the treatment of scabies. It is a topical containing permethrin as the active ingredient. This acts against scabies causing organisms called mites. Scabies is a skin inf
ection caused by mite known as sarcoptes scabiei. You may experience such as intense itching and a pimple-like skin rash. This acts by paralysing the causative organism mites and results in the death of mite. It is meant for external use only. Apply the as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. It should not be applied on broken skin or near the eyes. Wash your hands before and after applying this . Always apply the on clean and dry skin.
|Side effects||Stinging, itching, burning, skin rash|
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Uses of Olthrin Lotion
Olthrin Lotion is used for the treatment of scabies.
Contraindications of Olthrin Lotion
If you are allergic to permethrin, any other pyrethroids or pyrethrins or any of the components present in this .
Side effects of Olthrin Lotion
- Skin rashes
Precautions and Warnings of Olthrin Lotion
Can I apply Olthrin Lotion during pregnancy?
This medicine is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman.
Can I apply Olthrin Lotion while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about its effect on breast milk and breastfed babies. Thus, it is advised not to be applied to the breast of breastfeeding mothers or elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period of time.
Can I drive if I have applied Olthrin Lotion ?
Olthrin Lotion is a topical preparation, it is unlikely to affect the ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Olthrin Lotion ?
It is advised to consult with your doctor or physician before applying this .
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Your eyes come in contact with the medicine as it can cause irritation. Wash the eyes immediately in case the comes in contact.
- You are allergic to this .
- Keep it away from fire as it can catch the flame easily.
- Do not use it on children below 2 years of age unless prescribed by a doctor.
Mode of Action of Olthrin Lotion
How Does It Work?
Olthrin Lotion acts by paralysing the mites, a scabies causing organism, by damaging their nerve cell membrane. Thus, leading to the death of mite and spread of disease.
Directions for Use of Olthrin Lotion
- It is meant for external use only.
- Apply this as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
- It should not be applied on broken skin or near the eyes.
- Always apply the cream on clean and dry skin.
- Always wash your body after 8-10 hours of application of .
Interactions of Olthrin Lotion
Interactions with other medicines
Since this medicine is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions....
Storage and disposal of Olthrin Lotion
- Do not store it above 25°C.
- Do not freeze the .
- Store in the original package to protect from light and moisture.
Dosage of Olthrin Lotion
As this medicine is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied extra quantities of it wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed to apply this medicine, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is Olthrin Lotion used for?
A: Olthrin Lotion is used for the treatment of scabies.
Q: Can I cook after applying Olthrin Lotion ?
A: You should be cautious while on this medicine. As Olthrin Lotion gets absorbed into the fabric such as dressings, clothing and bedding and can catch the fire easily from the naked flame.
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- Permethrin 5% w/w Cream - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2021 [cited 22 June 2022]
- DailyMed - PERMETHRIN- permethrin cream 5% w/w cream [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2021 [cited 22 June 2022]
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