permethrin topical cream, Acticin, Elimite (cont.)

Pharmacy Author:
Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

Safe and effective use of permethrin is not established in pediatric patients younger than 2 months of age.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: There are no significant drug interactions with permethrin.

PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies done with permethrin to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether permethrin enters breast milk; therefore, it is best to be cautious before using it in nursing mothers.

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD


Elimite - Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/13/2015

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