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Primax Lotion is used for the treatment of scabies. It is a topical Lotion containing permethrin as the active ingredient. This Lotion acts against scabies causing organisms called mites. Scabies is a skin infection caused by mite known as sarcoptes scabiei. You may experience such as intense itching and a pimple-like skin rash. This Lotion acts by paralysing the causative organism mites and results in the death of mite. It is meant for external use only. Apply the Lotion 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 Lotion. Always apply the Lotion on clean and dry skin....
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Uses of Primax 5 %
Primax Lotion is used for the treatment of scabies.
Contraindications of Primax 5 %
If you are allergic to permethrin, any other pyrethroids or pyrethrins or any of the components present in this Lotion.
Side effects of Primax 5 %
- Skin rashes
Precautions and Warnings of Primax 5 %
Can I apply Primax 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 Primax 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 Primax Lotion?
Primax Lotion is a topical preparation, it is unlikely to affect the ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Primax Lotion?
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 Primax 5 %
How Does It Work?
Primax 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 Primax 5 %
- It is meant for external use only.
- Apply this Lotion 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 Lotion.
Interactions of Primax 5 %
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 Primax 5 %
- Do not store it above 25°C.
- Do not freeze the Lotion.
- Store in the original package to protect from light and moisture.
Dosage of Primax 5 %
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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is Primax Lotion used for?
A: Primax Lotion is used for the treatment of scabies.
Q: Can I cook after applying Primax Lotion?
A: You should be cautious while on this medicine. As Primax 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 5 May 2022]
- DailyMed - PERMETHRIN- permethrin cream 5% w/w cream [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2021 [cited 5 May 2022]
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