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Permethrin 1% lotion is used to treat head lice infections. It acts by destroying both the lice and their eggs. The 5% cream is used to treat scabies infections by destroying the mites which cause scabies.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: Feb. 01, 2023
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