This medication is used to treat head lice, tiny insects that infest and irritate your scalp. Permethrin is also used to help avoid infestation in people who have close contact with someone who has head lice. It belongs to a class of drugs known as pyrethrins. Permethrin works by paralyzing and killing lice and their eggs (nits).
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Generic Name: PYRETHRINS AND PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE SHAMPOO - TOPICALPronounced: (pie-RETH-rins/pip-ER-oh-nill)Lice Treatment (Resmethrin) Top... Read more »