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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Adults and children: Thoroughly massage Acticin (permethrin) Cream into the skin from the head to the soles of the feet. Scabies rarely infests the scalp of adults, although the hairline, neck, temple, and forehead may be infested in infants and geriatric patients. Usually 30 grams is sufficient for an average adult. The cream should be removed by washing (shower or bath) after 6 to 14 hours. Infants should be treated on the scalp, temple and forehead.
ONE APPLICATION IS GENERALLY CURATIVE.
Patients may experience persistent pruritus after treatment. This is rarely a sign of treatment failure and is not an indication for retreatment. Demonstrable living mites after 14 days indicate that retreatment is necessary.
Acticin (permethrin) Cream 5% (wt./ wt.) is supplied in 60g tubes.
Store at room temperature 15°- 25° C (59°- 77° F).
CAUTION: Federal (USA) law prohibits dispensing without prescription.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
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