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No instance of accidental ingestion of ELIMITE® (permethrin) 5% Cream has been reported. If ingested, gastric lavage and general supportive measures should be employed. Excessive topical use (see recommended dosage) may result in increased irritation and erythema.


ELIMITE® (permethrin) 5% Cream is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of its components, to any synthetic pyrethroid or pyrethrin.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/30/2009


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