Permethrin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P03AC04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0052645-53-1

Chemical Formula

C21-H20-Cl2-O3

Molecular Weight

391

Therapeutic Categories

Antiparasitic agent

Insecticide

Pediculocide

Scabicide

Chemical Name

Cyclopropanecarboxylic acid, 3-(2,2-dichloroethenyl)-2,2-dimethyl-, (3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl ester

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Advantix (Permethrin and Imidacloprid (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bayer HealthCare, Poland; Bayer Sanità Animale, Italy; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Bayer Tiergesundheit, Austria; Provet, Switzerland
  • Aluband Coleira (veterinary use)
    Hoechst Roussel Vet, Portugal
  • Antiparasitas (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Setric Portugal, Portugal
  • Armitage (veterinary use)
    Armitage Bros Ltd, United Kingdom; Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom; Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Arotrix
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • A-Scabies
    AFT, New Zealand
  • A-Scabs
    Hoe, Malaysia
  • Assy
    Assistance, Argentina
  • Auriplak (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, Netherlands
  • Avian Insect Liquidator (Permethrin and Piperonyl, + Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Vetafarm, Australia
  • Bayvantic (Permethrin and Imidacloprid (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Orion, Finland
  • Beaphar (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Beau Beau Anti-Vlooienshampoo (veterinary use)
    Beaphar, Netherlands
  • Bio Tech's (veterinary use)
    Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom
  • Biokill (veterinary use)
    F.Lima S.A., Portugal
  • B-Jen
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Bob Martin (veterinary use)
    Bob Martin, United Kingdom; Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Bovi Clip (veterinary use)
    Emax, Netherlands
  • Canac (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Canitex (Permethrin and Pyrethrin (veterinary use))
    ORNI-EX, Lda., Portugal
  • Canovel (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom; Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Capitis
    Fecofar, Argentina
  • Coopers (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Davesol-P
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Defencare (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, Netherlands
  • Defencat (veterinary use)
    Virbac de Portugal, Portugal
  • Defendare (veterinary use)
    Virbac de Portugal, Portugal
  • Defendog (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, Belgium; Virbac, France; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, Italy; Virbac, Netherlands; Virbac de Portugal, Portugal
  • Dermocanis (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Esteve Farma Lda., Portugal
  • Dermoper
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Destolit
    Mediderm, Peru
  • Detebencil
    Roux-Ocefa, Argentina
  • Diacan (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Quifipor - Química Fina Portuguesa, Lda., Portugal
  • Dog Net (veterinary use)
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Duogard (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia; Virbac, New Zealand
  • Duowin (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, France; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, Luxembourg; Virbac, Poland; Virbac de Portugal, Portugal
  • Ease-On (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Ecto Spot (Permethrin and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Ecto-soothe (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Elimate
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Elimate Plus (Permethrin and Crotamiton)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Elimex
    Dr. Collado, Dominican Republic
  • Elimite
    Renaissance Pharma, United States
  • Emipet (veterinary use)
    EM. Emivete, Portugal
  • Equis Shoo Fly (veterinary use)
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Ermite
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Exil Tick Off (veterinary use)
    Francodex, Netherlands; Schering-Plough Vet, Netherlands
  • Exil Wash Away (veterinary use)
    Francodex, Netherlands
  • Exspot (veterinary use)
    Essex Tierarznei, Poland; Intervet, Germany; Intervet, Norway; Intervet, Sweden; Schering-Plough Animal Health, South Africa; Schering-Plough Ltd, United Kingdom; Schering-Plough Vet, Italy; Vetcare, Finland; Veterinaria, Switzerland
  • Felt Cat Flea Collar (veterinary use)
    Johnson & Johnson, United Kingdom
  • Fido's FleaBomb (Permethrin and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Fido's Permethrin (veterinary use)
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Flea &Tick (veterinary use)
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Fleaban (veterinary use)
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Fleaban House & Carpet (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • FLEGO (Permethrin and Cyromazine (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, South Africa
  • Fletic (veterinary use)
    IDT, Germany
  • Flypor (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Foractil (veterinary use)
    Formevet, Italy
  • Frento (veterinary use)
    Francodex, Portugal
  • Fripi
    Monserrat, Argentina
  • Friskies (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, Portugal
  • Gamabenceno Plus
    Bussié, Colombia; Bussié, Guatemala; Bussié, Honduras; Bussié, Nicaragua; Bussié, El Salvador
  • Helpp
    ISA, Argentina
  • Indorex (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide, + Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Germany; Virbac, New Zealand
  • Infectocsab
    Infectopharm, Slovenia
  • Infectopedicul
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Infectoscab
    Infectopharm, Germany; Infectopharm, Poland
  • InfectoScab
    Infectopharm, Luxembourg; Infectopharm Arzneimittel, Czech Republic
  • Infectoscab
    Infectopharm, Austria; Infectopharm, Poland
  • Insectin Proszek (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Insektol (veterinary use)
    ICF, Italy
  • JDS (veterinary use)
    Anivite - Alimentação Racional para Animais, SA, Portugal
  • Johnson's 4Fleas Protector (veterinary use)
    Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom
  • Johnson's 4Fleas Shampoo for Dogs (veterinary use)
    Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom
  • Johnson's Flea & Tick Drops (veterinary use)
    Johnson's, United Kingdom
  • Katrina
    Quimica, Ecuador
  • Kawu (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Quifipor - Química Fina Portuguesa, Lda., Portugal
  • Kilnits
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Kinderval
    Omicron, Argentina
  • Kwell
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines
  • Kwellada
    ARIS, Turkey
  • Kwellada-P
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • Licerin
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Lindell
    Neo-Derm, Philippines
  • Lorix
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Lorix Plus (Permethrin and Crotamiton)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Lotrix
    GlaxoSmithKline, Bangladesh
  • Loxazol
    Chefaro, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; Interdelta, Switzerland
  • Lyclear Cream Rinse
    GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland
  • Lyclear Dermal Cream
    GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland
  • Lyclear
    Aspen Bad Oldesloe, Israel; Chefaro, United Kingdom; P & D, Malta
  • Lyderm
    PSM, New Zealand
  • Mascote (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Quifipor - Química Fina Portuguesa, Lda., Portugal
  • Metrin
    Bikar, Turkey
  • Mite-X
    Fischer, Israel
  • Mithin
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Mityscab
    Fem Care, India
  • Nedax
    Stiefel, Brazil
  • Nitagon (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide)
    MedPro, South Africa
  • Nittyfor
    Teva, Georgia; Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Latvia
  • Nix Dermal
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • Nix
    ACO, Iceland; Aco Hud, Finland; ACO Hud AB, Denmark; Chefaro Pharma Italia, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Bulgaria; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Estonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; Insight, United States; Insight Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Omega, Belgium; Omega Farm, Greece
  • Nok
    CTS, Israel; Mitela, Lithuania
  • Nolais
    Medipharm, Chile
  • Nopucid
    Farmindustria, Peru; Interbelle, Argentina
  • Norshield (Permethrin and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, South Africa
  • Noscab
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Novo-Herklin
    Bagó, Costa Rica; Bagó, Dominican Republic; Bagó, Guatemala; Bagó, Honduras; Bagó, El Salvador
  • Ongedierteshampoo (veterinary use)
    Aafarma, Netherlands
  • Para Plus (Permethrin and Malathion)
    Medgenix, Belgium
  • Pedeks
    LMP, Georgia; LMP, Lithuania; LMP, Latvia
  • Peloscab
    Gujarat Terce, India
  • Penncapthrin (veterinary use)
    Hoechst Roussel Vet, Portugal
  • Perin
    Psyco Remedies, India
  • Peritol (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Quifipor - Química Fina Portuguesa, Lda., Portugal
  • Perlice
    Galderma, India
  • Permarid
    Micro Gratia, India
  • Permecure
    OTC, Spain
  • Permenin
    Medicon, Bangladesh
  • Permethrin Actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • Permethrin LMP
    LMP, Georgia
  • Permethrin Perrigo
    Perrigo, United States
  • Permethrin Sandoz
    Sandoz, United Kingdom
  • Permetral (veterinary use)
    ICF, Italy
  • Permetrina
    LMP, Latvia
  • Permetrino
    LMP, Lithuania
  • Permetrins LMP
    LMP, Latvia
  • Permin
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Permiskin
    Invision, India
  • Permisol
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Permit Spray (veterinary use)
    Styger, Switzerland
  • Permit Ungeziefershampoo (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Switzerland
  • Permite
    Galderma, India
  • Permoxin (veterinary use)
    Dermcare-Vet, Australia; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Perosa
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Pertrin (veterinary use)
    Copyr, Italy
  • Petscription Triplegard (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen, + Piperonyl butoxide (veterinary use))
    Virbac, New Zealand
  • Petscription Triplegard (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen, + Pyrethrin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, New Zealand
  • Petty (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Quifipor - Química Fina Portuguesa, Lda., Portugal
  • Piokil Plus
    Farma, Venezuela
  • Preventic Permethrin (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany
  • Protect Spot Flea and Tick Drops (veterinary use)
    H.I. Moulds and S.J. Moulds, United Kingdom
  • Protect (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Protect-A-Home (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide, + Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Proticall (Permethrin and Chlorpyrifos (veterinary use))
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, South Africa
  • Pulvex Spot (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, Belgium
  • Pulvex (veterinary use)
    Intervet, France; Schering-Plough Veterinária, Lda, Portugal
  • Pustix Duo (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Pyréflor (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide)
    Marque Verte, France
  • Pyrifoam
    Derma Tech, Philippines
  • Quellada Head Lice Treatment
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Australia
  • Quellada Scabies Treatment
    GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Australia
  • Quellada
    Stafford-Miller, Hong Kong
  • Quick Kill (veterinary use)
    Pharmachem, Australia
  • Quick Kill Home and Kennel (Permethrin and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Pharmachem, Australia
  • Quitoso
    Angelini, Portugal; Elisium, Argentina
  • Sarcop
    Unipharma, Spain
  • Sarnol
    Quimica, Ecuador
  • Scabex
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Scabexyl
    Stiefel, Mexico
  • Scabiacid
    Valetudo, Italy
  • Scabianil
    Sofar, Italy
  • Scabisan
    Chinoin, Mexico
  • Scaboz
    Zodak, India
  • Scaper
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Scarin
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Seaboz
    Zodak, India
  • Shampoo Dog Insecticidal (veterinary use)
    Chifa, Italy
  • Sherleys Felt Flea Collar (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Skabkill
    Neiss, India
  • Skilin
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Stomoxin (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Veterinária, Lda, Portugal
  • Swift (veterinary use)
    Pharmachem, Australia
  • Switch (veterinary use)
    Vet Plus, United Kingdom
  • Tabercan (veterinary use)
    Divasa Farmavic de Portugal, Lda, Portugal
  • Taberdog (veterinary use)
    Divasa Farmavic de Portugal, Lda, Portugal
  • Tick-Fence (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Tugon (veterinary use)
    Bayer Portugal, SA., Portugal
  • Ultrum (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide, + Bioallethrin, + Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Unix
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Unix-C (Permethrin and Crotamiton)
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Vetsense (veterinary use)
    CM Laboratories P/L, Australia
  • Vetzyme Flearid (veterinary use)
    Bob Martin, United Kingdom
  • Vetzyme JDS Insecticidal Shampoo (veterinary use)
    Bob Martin, United Kingdom
  • Vifoskol (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Divasa Farmavic de Portugal, Lda, Portugal
  • Vlooienshampoo (veterinary use)
    Beaphar, Netherlands
  • Wellcare (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Germany
  • Wilko Flea Collar (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Wilko Flea Drops (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Witty
    Natural Health, Argentina
  • Y Tex Brute (veterinary use)
    Flycam, Australia
  • Zalvor
    GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium; GlaxoSmithKline, Luxembourg; GlaxoSmithKline, Turkey
  • Zehu-Ze
    Teva, Israel
  • Zekout (veterinary use)
    ICF, Italy
  • Z-Itch (veterinary use)
    Floris, United Kingdom

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