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Permethrin (Ambush) Summary

Description: A pyrethroid insecticide commonly used in the treatment of LICE INFESTATIONS and SCABIES.

Also Known As: Ambush; Elimite; (m-Phenoxybenzyl)-cis,trans-3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate; 3-Phenoxybenzyl-(+-)-cis,trans-2,2-dichlorovinyl-2,2-dimethyl-cyclopropylcarboxylic acid, ester; 3-Phenoxybenzyl-cis,trans-(1RS)-3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate Show All >>

Networked: 430 relevant articles (86 outcomes, 88 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Permethrin is Relevant

  1. Malaria : 27 outcomes 42 studies in 123 results
  2. Scabies (Sarcoptic Mange) : 20 outcomes 17 studies in 94 results
  3. Bites and Stings (Sting) : 12 outcomes 5 studies in 37 results
  4. Lice Infestations (Pediculosis) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 20 results
  5. Pruritus (Itching) : 4 outcomes in 11 results
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Drugs Related to Permethrin

  1. Ivermectin (Mectizan)
  2. Lindane (gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane)
  3. DEET (DET)
  4. cypermethrin (Fastac)
  5. cyhalothrin (Matador)
  6. imidacloprid
  7. pyriproxyfen
  8. decamethrin (deltamethrin)
  9. Insecticides
  10. fipronil
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Therapies Related to Permethrin

  1. Mosquito Nets
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Insecticide-Treated Bednets
  4. Oral Administration
  5. Transplants (Transplant)
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