GENERIC NAME: Permethrin
BRAND NAME: Acticin, Elimite (cont.)
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