- Clobetasol–Fusidic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Halobetasol Propionate–Fusidic Acid
- Heparin–Benzyl Nicotinate
- Ketoconazole–Zinc Pyrithione
- Octinoxate–Avobenzone–Oxybenzone–Zinc Oxide
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Acticin* used for?
Generic for Acticin* (Permethrin) is a topical cream used to treat scabies, which is caused by tiny insects called mites. This antiparasitic medication belongs to a class of drugs known as pyrethrins. Permethrin works by paralyzing and killing the mites that irritate your skin. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Acticin*?
The dosage of Generic for Acticin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you overdose on Generic for Acticin*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Acticin*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Acticin*?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Acticin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Acticin*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Acticin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Acticin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Acticin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Acticin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Acticin* can cause side effects such as itching, mild burning, tingling, numbness, redness, or irritation at the application site. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Acticin*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Acticin*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Acticin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Acticin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Acticin*?
How will Generic for Acticin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Acticin* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Acticin* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Acticin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.