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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of permethrin topical.

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Condition: Scabies
7/4/2014 7:39:18 PM

Reviewer: jeanneb, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After using the cream at night 0n the first for the 1st time I could really , tell that I was on it, I burned so bad from the inside. After the 3rd-5th using.My stomach cramped on the inside so bad, it was like having period cramp's. After a few day's I was throwing up and really had the shakes inside so bad.

Condition: Scabies
6/11/2014 2:33:27 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
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Condition: Scabies
5/6/2014 6:49:10 PM

Reviewer: Captn Noah, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My son had scabies for a month before alerting me,hmmpf! I have used neem oil and eucalypus oil and then permethrin, huge coverage of rash now which appears only vaguely related to the infection sites. it is vital to understand their lifecycle as the eggs are not killed and then after 10 days or so the nymphs become adults and the cycle renews. I eventually cut of my (very long and precious) hair ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Scabies
3/16/2014 12:40:25 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was diagnoized with Scabies 5 days ago. I had the itching about 2 weeks before going to the Dr. My granddaughter was itching too, so she went to the Dr. and was diagnoized with Scabies. Her Dr. told her that she had caught it from a puppy that she had gotten that had the mange. I also took care of the puppy. Some say that the mite that infects animals can't be transferred to humans. But, he ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Scabies
10/7/2013 10:44:12 AM

Reviewer: Annoyed, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My son brought Scabies home from his uncles house. I took him to the dr. as soon as he showed signs of it. The dr gave him Lindane. He had a terrible reaction to it, so took him back to dr. The dr. said to ignore it b/c kids are "rashy" It got so bad! Finally took him to dermatologist he said it was Scabies. Got permetherin used it once then again a week later. couple months later I got ... Show Full Comment

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