Skilin 30 G


Skilin 30 G


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Permethrin cream is shown for the treatment of scabies and crab lice invasions (Pediculosis). Scabies can influence everybody within the family. In case one is tainted, all family individuals must be treated together.


Permethrin cream contains Permethrin, a pyrethroid, which may be a topical scabicidal operator for the treatment of pervasion with Sarcoptes Scabiei (scabies). It acts on the nerve cell film to disturb the sodium channel current by which the polarization of the layer is controlled. Postponed repolarization & loss of motion of the bugs are the results of this disturbance. Pharmacokinetics: The as it were endorsed course of organization is the topical course and there are few human information accessible on systemic introduction or energy taking after permethrin application to the skin. A few presystemic digestion system happens in skin. Less than 0.5% of connected permethrin is ingested amid the primary 48 hours. Absorbed permethrin is quickly metabolized by ester hydrolysis, most likely within the liver and the items are excreted basically within the pee.

Dosage & Administration

Recommended duration of Treatment:

  • Adults and children over 12 years: a full tube
  • Children aged 6-12 years: up to 1⁄2 of a tube
  • Children aged 1-5 years: up to  ¼ of a tube
  • Children aged 2 months to 1 year: up to ⅛ of a tube
  • Children Less then 2 month: dose is not established.
  • Before application of Permethrin cream the skin should be clean, cool and dry. Do not have a hot shower or bath before applying.

    For adults and children over 2 years: Apply the cream to the whole body from the neck down, rubbing lightly into the skin until the cream disappears. It is important to include all skin surfaces, such as between the fingers and toes, under the nails and on the soles of the feet.

    For babies under 2 years: Apply to the face, neck, ears and scalp as well, only avoiding the area immediately around the eyes and mouth.

    Leave cream on for at least 8 hours, before washing off. Reapply to any area that may be washed during the 8h treatment time (such as after washing the hands). If necessary, permethrin cream should be used again after 7 days as per the advice of the doctor.


The treatment of eczemodous like reactions with corticosteroids should be withheld prior to treatment with permethrin, as there is a risk of exacerbating the scabies infestation by reducing the immune response to the mite.


Permethrin is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any component of pyrethroids or permethrin. Nursing staff who routinely apply permethrin may wear globes to avoid any possible irritation to the hands.

Side Effects

In Scabies patients, skin discomfort, usually described as burning, stinging or tingling occurs in a few individuals soon after the cream is applied. Others transient signs and symptoms of irritation including enythema, edema, eczema, rash and puritis.

Pregnancy & Lactation

In the absence of specific studies in pregnant women, its use in pregnancy should only follow medical advice. It is not known whether permethrin is excreted in human milk so it should not be used in nursing mothers.

Precautions & Warnings

Scabies infestation is often accompanied by pruritus, edema & erythema. Treatment with permethrin may temporarily exacerbate these conditions. Patients should be advised to avoid contact with eyes during application & to flash with water immediately if the cream gets in the eyes.

Therapeutic Class

Parasiticidal preparations

Storage Conditions

Protect from light and moisture by storing below 30°C. Keep the medicine out of children’s reach.



Pharmaceutical Name

General Pharmaceuticals Ltd.