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Acticin (Permethrin) - Summary

 
 



ACTICIN SUMMARY

Acticin (permethrin) Cream 5% is a topical scabicidal agent for the treatment of infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies).

Acticin Cream 5% is indicated for the treatment of infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies).


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Media Articles Related to Acticin (Permethrin)

Neurosurgeons avoid brain surgery, conduct unnecessary tests 'out of lawsuit fear'
Source: Litigation / Medical Malpractice News From Medical News Today [2015.02.02]
The results of a new survey find that neurosurgeons operate in a climate of fear from potential malpractice suits, with 80% admitting to practicing defensive medicine

Is Scabies Contagious?
Source: MedicineNet Scabies Specialty [2015.08.28]
Title: Is Scabies Contagious?
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Scabies
Source: MedicineNet Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs in Men) Specialty [2014.05.22]
Title: Scabies
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/4/1999 9:41:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

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Published Studies Related to Acticin (Permethrin)

Clinical trial showing superiority of a coconut and anise spray over permethrin 0.43% lotion for head louse infestation, ISRCTN96469780. [2010.01]
Permethrin is the most widely used pediculicide, but evidence of resistance from several countries and anecdotal reports from Germany suggest that permethrin lotion is now less effective. We designed a randomized, controlled, parallel group trial involving 100 participants with active head louse infestation to investigate the activity of a coconut and anise spray and to see whether permethrin lotion is still effective, using two applications of product 9 days apart...

Clinical trial showing superiority of a coconut and anise spray over permethrin 0.43% lotion for head louse infestation, ISRCTN96469780. [2010]
Permethrin is the most widely used pediculicide, but evidence of resistance from several countries and anecdotal reports from Germany suggest that permethrin lotion is now less effective. We designed a randomized, controlled, parallel group trial involving 100 participants with active head louse infestation to investigate the activity of a coconut and anise spray and to see whether permethrin lotion is still effective, using two applications of product 9 days apart...

Efficacy and safety of spinosad and permethrin creme rinses for pediculosis capitis (head lice). [2009.09]
CONCLUSIONS: Spinosad, which did not require nit combing, was significantly more effective than permethrin in 2 studies reflecting actual-use conditions, and most spinosad-treated participants required only 1 application. Spinosad is a more convenient and effective treatment for pediculosis capitis.

Clinical trial showing superiority of a coconut and anise spray over permethrin 0.43% lotion for head louse infestation, ISRCTN96469780. [2009.04.03]
Permethrin is the most widely used pediculicide, but evidence of resistance from several countries and anecdotal reports from Germany suggest that permethrin lotion is now less effective. We designed a randomized, controlled, parallel group trial involving 100 participants with active head louse infestation to investigate the activity of a coconut and anise spray and to see whether permethrin lotion is still effective, using two applications of product 9 days apart...

Efficacy of a topical ectoparasiticide containing dinotefuran, pyriproxyfen, and permethrin against Amblyomma americanum (Lone Star tick) and Amblyomma maculatum (Gulf Coast tick) on dogs. [2009.03]
Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick) and Amblyomma maculatum (Gulf Coast tick) are important disease vectors for both dogs and humans. This article describes two studies conducted to evaluate the efficacy of a new topical spot-on ectoparasiticide containing dinotefuran, permethrin, and pyriproxyfen (Vectra 3D, Summit VetPharm) against A.

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Clinical Trials Related to Acticin (Permethrin)

Safety and Efficacy Study of NatrOVA Creme Rinse - 1% and NIX Creme Rinse in Subjects 6 Months or Older With Head Lice [Completed]

A comparative safety and efficacy study of NatrOVA Creme Rinse - 1% versus NIX Creme Rinse,

under actual use conditions in subjects 6 months of age or greater who are infested with Pediculosis capitis (Head lice).

Safety and Efficacy Study of NatrOVA Creme Rinse - 1% and NIX Creme Rinse in Subjects 6 Months or Older With Head Lice [Completed]

A comparative safety and efficacy study of NatrOVA Creme Rinse - 1% versus NIX Creme Rinse,

under actual use conditions in subjects 6 months of age or greater who are infested with Pediculosis capitis (human head lice).

Oral Ivermectin Versus Topical Permethrin to Treat Scabies in Children [Not yet recruiting]
Scabies remains a frequent condition that affects adults and children. The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of two drug treatments against scabies in children and their close contacts. One group will apply topical permethrin 5% and the other group will receive oral ivermectin. Both groups will be treated twice, once at inclusion and the second time 10 days later. Both treatment regimens have been used widely and are safe to use.

Safety and Efficacy Study to Compare a 4% Dimethicone Foam and Nix Cream Rinse (1% Permethrin) in the Control of Head Lice [Completed]
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a dimethicone foam in the control of head lice and to compare the efficacy to a permethrin based product.

Passive Prophylaxis of Lyme Disease Using Permethrin Treated Clothes [Terminated]
Hypothesis: Does treatment of lower extremity clothing with permethrin prevent Lyme disease? This is a double-blind, randomized clinical trial using permethrin treatment of clothing to prevent Lyme disease.

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