Medicinal Products

PARAPOUX 1%

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Dermatology
active ingredients: Permethrin
laboratory: Omega Pharma France

Cream
Bottle of 56 g
All forms

Indication

Curative treatment of pediculosis of the scalp.

Dosage PARAPOUX 1% Cream Bottle of 56 g

In adults and children over 2 years:
- Wash the hair with a shampoo. Rinse. Dry with a towel.
- Apply the cream covering all the hair and scalp moist, leave on for 10 minutes.
Rinse with water, then dry as usual.
A bottle allows to treat a hair of normal thickness and average length (at the level of the shoulders).

Against indications

- Parapoux is contraindicated in case of known hypersensitivity to permethrin, other synthetic pyrethroids, pyrethrins.
- There is currently no tolerance data for very young children (under 2 years old).

Parapoux side effects

Minor and transient side effects have been reported: pruritus is the most commonly reported symptom after treatment, but it can be attributed to the infestation.
Mild erythema and / or tingling of the scalp may occur. More rarely: limited rash, edema of the scalp.

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