Permite 5% Tube Of 60gm Cream
Permite 5% Tube Of 60gm Cream
Permite 5% Tube Of 60gm Cream
Permite 5% Tube Of 60gm Cream

Permite 5% Tube Of 60gm Cream

60g Cream in Tube
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Permethrin(5.0 %W/W)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Permite cream is used for the treatment of scabies. It is a topical cream containing permethrin as an active ingredient. This cream acts against scabies causing organisms called mites. Scabies is a sk...
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Uses of Permite 5 %W/W

Permite 5% cream is used for the treatment of scabies.

Contraindications of Permite 5 %W/W

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

Side effects of Permite 5 %W/W

  • Burning
  • Tingling
  • Stinging
  • Itching
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Permite 5 %W/W



Can I apply Permite cream 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.

Breast Feeding

Can I apply Permite 5% lotion while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about its effect on breast milk and breastfeeding baby. 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 Permite 5% lotion?
Permite lotion is a topical preparation, it is unlikely to affect the ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Permite cream?
It is advised to consult with your doctor or physician before applying this lotion.

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 lotion comes in contact.
  • You are allergic to this lotion.
  • 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 Permite 5 %W/W

How Does It Work?

Permite cream acts by paralysing the mites, a scabies causing organism, by damaging their nerve cell membrane. Thus, leading to the death of mite and the spread of disease.

Directions for Use of Permite 5 %W/W

  • 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 to clean and dry skin.
  • Always wash your body after 8 - 10 hours of application of the cream.

Interactions of Permite 5 %W/W

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 treat...
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Storage and disposal of Permite 5 %W/W

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

Dosage of Permite 5 %W/W


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 applie...
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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 for this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How much time will Permite 5% cream take to perform its action?

A: It may take approximately 1 - 2 hours to see improvements in the patient's condition after the application of the medicine, however, the result may vary depending on the individual physiology, disease condition and severity.

Q: What is Permite 5%cream used for?

A: Permite 5% cream is used for the treatment of scabies. It is a skin condition characterized by intense itching caused by infection-causing organisms. It is highly contagious in nature and spreads via physical contact. Thus, maintain physical hygiene.
Last Updated on: 01 Nov 2021 | 10:54 AM (IST)
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