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Perclin 5% Cream

30g Cream in Tube
MRP 54.00*
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Perclin 5 %W/W Description

Perclin cream is an effective anti-parasitic medicine that is used to treat scabies, a condition caused by tiny insects called mites that infest and irritate your skin. It contains permethrin as an a

ctive ingredient that works by paralyzing and killing the mites and their eggs. It is recommended not to use on broken skin, wounds, cuts or private parts. Perclin cream should be used as directed by the doctor and follow the instructions as prescribed. It should not be used in children below 1 year of age. You should follow the prescribed dosage duration to ensure the efficacy of this medicine. It may take several days but you need to apply for the medicine regularly.


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ContainsPermethrin(5.0 %W/W)
Side effectsItching, redness of the skin, skin rash, burning of skin
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Uses of Perclin 5 %W/W

Perclin cream is used in the treatment of scabies (a condition where tiny insects infest and irritate your skin).

Contraindications of Perclin 5 %W/W

If you are allergic to permethrin or other ingredients present along with this medicine.

Side effects of Perclin 5 %W/W

  • Itching
  • Redness of the skin
  • Skin rash
  • Unusual sensations like burning, tickling or pricking sensation on application skin

Precautions and Warnings of Perclin 5 %W/W



Can I take Perclin cream during pregnancy?
It is unknown and information is insufficient about the risk to use this medicine during pregnancy or in pregnancy confirmed women. It is recommended to discuss with your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Perclin cream while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding women should use this medicine only if prescribed by their doctor. However, if prescribed then it should not be applied to the breast of breastfeeding mothers to avoid accidental ingestion by the baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Perclin cream?
Using this medicine may not alter your mental alertness while performing activities like driving and operating machinery. However, discuss with your doctor before using this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Perclin cream?
Since this medicine is applied over the skin it may not interact with alcohol. It is better if you limit the consumption of alcohol. Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you have any drinking habit of alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are using this medicine on infants or children.
  • It is recommended to use only at 2 months of age and older.
  • You smoke or accidentally near flames.
  • You accidentally apply over the wounds, cuts or private parts.
  • You are a pregnant or nursing woman.
  • It is not for the use of infants below 2 months of age.

Mode of Action of Perclin 5 %W/W

How Does It Work?

Perclin cream is an insecticide that works by killing or paralyzing the parasites the mites and their eggs.

Directions for Use of Perclin 5 %W/W

Apply the thin layer of cream on the affected area and leave it at least for 8 to 14 hours.

Interactions of Perclin 5 %W/W

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Perclin cream is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, tell your doctor if you are using, have recently used or might use any other medi...
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  • Especially if you use medicines like corticosteroids (oral or topical).

Storage and disposal of Perclin 5 %W/W

  • Store this medicine in a cool and dry place protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged. Discard any unused medicine properly.

Dosage of Perclin 5 %W/W


As it is applied on the skin externally, so cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied extra...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying for this medicine, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How to use Perclin cream?

  • Use Perclin cream as directed by your doctor.
  • Apply the thin layer of cream on the affected area and leave it at least for 8 to 14 hours.

Q: For how long do I need to apply this?

A: Keep using this medicine for the full time of treatment, even if your symptoms begin to clear up after a short time. If you stop using this medicine too soon, your infection may return or get worse.

Q: Can I use it for fungal infection also?

A: No, it is not meant for fungal infection. It is prescribed for the treatment of scabies (a condition where tiny insects infest and irritate your skin).

Q: How many times should I apply it in a day?

A: Use it as directed by the doctor. The doctor will decide the treatment and dose after assessing your condition.
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