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Acticin (Permethrin) - Indications and Dosage

 
 



INDICATIONS AND USAGE

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

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Adults and children: Thoroughly massage Acticin (permethrin) Cream into the skin from the head to the soles of the feet. Scabies rarely infests the scalp of adults, although the hairline, neck, temple, and forehead may be infested in infants and geriatric patients. Usually 30 grams is sufficient for an average adult. The cream should be removed by washing (shower or bath) after 8 to 14 hours. Infants should be treated on the scalp, temple and forehead. ONE APPLICATION IS GENERALLY CURATIVE.

Patients may experience persistent pruritus after treatment. This is rarely a sign of treatment failure and is not an indication for retreatment. Demonstrable living mites after 14 days indicate that retreatment is necessary.

HOW SUPPLIED

Acticin (permethrin) Cream 5% (wt./wt.) is supplied in 60g tubes.

NDC Code        Strength        Quantity

62794-131-06         5%               60 g

Store at room temperature 15°-25°C (59°-77°F).

Distributed by: BERTEK PHARMACEUTICALS INC.

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Manufactured by: Alpharma USPD Inc.

Baltimore, MD 21244

PN402.01C         ACT-01

Rev. 11/02           VC2289

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