General facts about Elimite
Elimite (permethrin topical) is a prescription anti-parasite medication that can be used for the treatment of head lice and scabies. However, this mediine can be used for a number of other conditions as presxribed by your health care provider. It’s quite difficult to get rid of parasites living on your body, so taking Elimite right and just as prescribed is very important. Elimite is a medicine that can be purchased at your local pharmacy or online and is supposed to be used for al the members of the household. This drug is quite universal – it is supposed to be used not only fin people, but also to treat any objects in your house that may also have parasites on them. When taking Elimite it’s very important to remember that treating just one person is unlikely to improve the situation – parasites that Elimite can be used to treat tend to spread very quickly and the person that went though the treatment may get parasites again. Make sure you always follow all the instructions your health care provider gave to provide for maximum efficiency of the treatment. Clearly, all the family members and sexual partners are supposed to be treated with Elimite too in order to prevent re-infestation, and you will need to tell your doctor know if there are any medical conditions you or your family members have that may affect the success of your treatment. In general, Elimite is very safe to take and you are unlikely to experience any problems with it. The only difficult may be actually applying this medicine right – as everything depends on the condition you are being treated for and the area of your body affected. Taking Elimite is associated with some insignificant side effects, but you need to be especially careful with this medicine if you have a history of an allergic reaction to permethrin. An allergic reaction is likely to make your treatment inefficient, which is why it’s important to avoid using this drug if there is a chance you may react adversely. If you decided to take Elimite in spite of that – the following symptoms of an allergic reaction are possible: hives, rash, difficulty breathing, itching, swelling of your lips and tongue and some other ones that can be individual. In case you happen to get an allergic reaction to this medicine – seek emergency medical help to make sure all the symptoms are timey treated. However, after a reaction like that you will not be able to take Elimite and your doctor will need to find an analogue for you. You are supposed to listen to the instructions of your health care provider very carefully to make sure you understand everything very well, and follow them exactly. Please make sure you understand how you will be supposed to apply this topical medication and read the label for additional information. If the information on the label is different from the directions of your doctor – you must follow your doctor’s recommendations, as they are based on our individual needs, while information on the label is intended for an average patient.