Acticin (Permethrin)

Acticin Cream is used to treat scabies.

Dosage Quantity Price View
10 mg (EU2EU) 30
10 mg (EU2EU) 60
10 mg (EU2EU) 90
10 mg (EU2EU) 120
10 mg (EU2EU) 180

How is it used?

Acticin Cream is used for the treatment of scabies. Acticin Cream is a scabicide. It works by killing the scabies mite (Sarcoptes scabiei).

For what conditions or diseases is this medicine prescribed?

Treats Scabies, Head Lice or for Skin Care and Dermatology

Acticin Cream is used for the treatment of scabies. Acticin Cream is a scabicide. It works by killing the scabies mite (Sarcoptes scabiei).

DO NOT use Acticin Cream if:

  • are allergic to any ingredient in Acticin Cream.

Some medical conditions may interact with Acticin Cream. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any illness, especially if any of the following apply

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you are allergic to medicines, foods or other substances.

Some medications may interact with Acticin Cream.

Important safety information:

  • Acticin Cream is for external use only. Do not use near the eyes or allow it to come into contact with the inside of the nose, mouth, or genitals. If Acticin Cream comes into contact with these areas, irritation may occur. If Acticin Cream comes into contact with the eyes, rinse immediately with water.
  • Acticin Cream should not be used by children under 2 months of age; safety and efficacy in this age have not been confirmed.
  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding: If you become pregnant, consult your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Acticin Cream during pregnancy. It is not known whether Acticin Cream is found in breast milk after topical use. Do not breast-feed while using Actin Cream.

Use Acticin Cream as directed in the package leaflet.

How should this medicine be used?

Use Acticin Cream as directed by your doctor.

  • Thoroughly massage the skin from the head to the soles of the feet. It is not necessary to put the medicine on the scalp, except for children and elderly patients.
  • Wash the medication off after 8 to 14 hours.
  • You may experience itching after treatment. This is not a sign of treatment failure. However, if live mites are observed after 14 days, it is necessary to repeat the treatment.
  • If you miss a dose of Acticin Cream, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as directed by your doctor.

Ask your doctor any questions you have on the use of Acticin Cream.

What are the side effects that this medicine could cause?

How is Actin (Permethrin) stored?

Store Acticin Cream at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture and light. Keep Acticin Cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.

what should I do in case of an overdose?

If you miss a dose of Acticin Cream, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use as directed by your doctor
Ask your doctor any questions you have on the use of Acticin Cream.

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