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Perket 1% Cream 50gm

By PERCOS INDIA PVT LTD
50g Cream in Tube
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Perket 1 % Description

Perket Cream is used for the treatment of scabies. It is a topical Cream containing permethrin as the active ingredient. This Cream acts against scabies causing organisms called mites. Scabies is a sk...
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ContainsPermethrin(1.0 %)
UsesScabies
Side effectsStinging, itching, burning, skin rash
ClassificationANTI-SCABIES
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Uses of Perket 1 %

Perket Cream is used for the treatment of scabies.

Contraindications of Perket 1 %

If you are allergic to permethrin, any other pyrethroids or pyrethrins or any of the components present in this Cream.

Side effects of Perket 1 %

  • Burning
  • Tingling
  • Stinging
  • Itching
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Perket 1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Perket Cream during pregnancy?
A:
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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Perket Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Perket Cream?
A:
Perket Cream is a topical preparation, it is unlikely to affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Perket Cream?
A:
It is advised to consult with your doctor or physician before applying this Cream.

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 Cream comes in contact.
  • You are allergic to this Cream.
  • 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 Perket 1 %

How Does It Work?

Perket Cream 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 Perket 1 %

  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Apply this Cream 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 Cream.

Interactions of Perket 1 %

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 treati...
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Storage and disposal of Perket 1 %

  • Do not store it above 25°C.
  • Do not freeze the Cream.
  • Store in the original package to protect from light and moisture.

Dosage of Perket 1 %

Overdose

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...
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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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Perket Cream used for?

A: Perket Cream is used for the treatment of scabies.

Q: Can I cook after applying Perket Cream?

A: You should be cautious while on this medicine. As Perket Cream gets absorbed into the fabric such as dressings, clothing and bedding and can catch the fire easily from the naked flame.
Product Details
Brand
PERKET
Expires on or After
05/10/2022

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Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:28 PM (IST)

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