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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

Scabicide

Insecticide

Pediculocide

Antiparasitic agent

Chemical Name

m-phenoxybenzyl 3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimetylcyclopropanecarboxylate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Permethrinum (Latin)
  • Permethrin (German)
  • Perméthrine (French)
  • Permetrina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Permethrin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Perméthrine (OS: DCF)
  • BRN 2063148 (IS)
  • S-3151 (IS)
  • UNII-509F88P9SZ (IS)

Brand Names

  • A Scabs
    Hoe, Indonesia
  • Activyl Tick plus (Permethrin and Indoxacarb (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet International, Austria; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Advantix (Permethrin and Imidacloprid (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Germany; Bayer, Italy; Bayer Animal, Netherlands; Bayer Animal Health, Belgium; Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Ireland; Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Provet, Switzerland
  • Anti-Vliegenplaatjes (veterinary use)
    Emax, Netherlands
  • Armitage (veterinary use)
    H.I. Moulds and S.J. Moulds, United Kingdom; Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Arotrix
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • A-Scabies
    AFT, New Zealand
  • A-Scabs
    Hoe, Malaysia; Hoe Pharmaceuticals, Vietnam; HOEPharma, Hong Kong
  • 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 Pharma Animal Health, Finland
  • Beaphar (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Beaphar Insecticidal Dog Shampoo (veterinary use)
    Beaphar, Ireland; Beaphar Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Beau Beau Anti-Vlooienshampoo (veterinary use)
    Beaphar, Netherlands
  • B-Jen
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Bob Martin (veterinary use)
    Bob Martin, United Kingdom; Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Canac (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Canovel (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom; Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Capitis
    Fecofar, Argentina
  • Cipla Permethrin (veterinary use)
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Coopers (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Davesol-P
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Defencare (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany; Virbac, Netherlands
  • Defendog (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Belgium; Virbac, France; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, Italy; Virbac, Netherlands; Virbac, Ireland
  • Dermoper
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Destolit
    Mediderm, Peru
  • Detebencil
    Roux-Ocefa, Argentina
  • Dog-Net (veterinary use)
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Duogard (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Duowin (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, France; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, Ireland; Virbac, Italy; Virbac, Poland
  • Ease-On (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Easi-Drop (veterinary use)
    H.I. Moulds and S.J. Moulds, United Kingdom
  • Éco-Logis (Permethrin and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Effitix (Permethrin and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Switzerland
  • Elimate
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Elimate Plus (Permethrin and Crotamiton)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Equis Shoo Fly (veterinary use)
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Ermite
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Esomeprazol Hygia
    Medica, Bulgaria
  • Exil Tick Off (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Netherlands
  • Exspot (veterinary use)
    Essex Tierarznei, Poland; Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Germany; Intervet, Sweden; MSD Animal, Norway; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland; MSD Animal Health, Finland; Schering-Plough Animal Health, South Africa; Schering-Plough Vet, Italy
  • Fido's FleaBomb (Permethrin and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Fido's Permethrin (veterinary use)
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Flea and Tick Liquidator SG (veterinary use)
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Fleaban (veterinary use)
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • FLEGO (Permethrin and Cyromazine (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, South Africa
  • Fletic (veterinary use)
    IDT, Germany
  • Flymax (Permethrin and Diethyltoluamide, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Audevard, France
  • Flypor (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Fripi
    Monserrat, Argentina
  • Gamabenceno Plus
    Bussié, Colombia; Bussié, Guatemala; Bussié, Honduras; Bussié, Nicaragua; Bussié, El Salvador
  • Gamaderm
    Biochem, Colombia
  • Gamonser
    Monser, Colombia
  • Horse Lice Duster (veterinary use)
    Chifa, Italy
  • Hygia
    Medica, Bulgaria
  • Indorex (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide, + Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Germany; Virbac, New Zealand
  • Infectocsab
    Infectopharm, Slovenia
  • Infectopedicul
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • InfectoScab
    Infectopharm Arzneimittel, Czech Republic
  • Infectoscab
    Infectopharm, Germany; Infectopharm, Poland
  • Infectoscab 5%
    Infectopharm, Austria; Infectopharm, Hungary
  • Insectin Proszek (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Johnson's 4Fleas (veterinary use)
    Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom; Johnson's, United Kingdom
  • Johnson's Felt (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Johnson's Flea & Tick Drops (veterinary use)
    Johnson's, United Kingdom
  • Katrina
    Quimica Ariston, Ecuador
  • Kilnits
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Kinderval
    Omicron, Argentina
  • Kwell
    GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines
  • Kwellada
    ARIS, Turkey
  • Licerin
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Lindell
    Neo-Derm, Philippines
  • Lorix
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Lorix Plus (Permethrin and Crotamiton)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Lotrix
    GlaxoSmithKline, Bangladesh
  • Loxazol
    GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; Interdelta, Switzerland; Omega Pharma, Netherlands
  • Lyclear
    Aspen Bad Oldesloe, Israel; Chefaro, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; Kemimport, Malta; Omega Pharma, United Kingdom; P & D, Malta
  • Lyderm
    PSM, New Zealand
  • Lyndan NF (Permethrin and Benzocaine)
    Cassara, Argentina
  • Mecabis
    Asiatic Lab, Bangladesh
  • Metrin
    Bikar, Turkey
  • Mithin
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Nedax
    GlaxoSmithKline, India; Stiefel, Brazil
  • Nitagon (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide)
    MedPro, South Africa
  • Nittyfor
    Teva, Lithuania
  • Nix
    ACO, Iceland; Chefaro Pharma Italia, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Estonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Canada; Insight Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Omega Farm, Greece; Omega Pharma, Belgium; Omega Pharma, Portugal
  • Nok
    Mitela, Lithuania
  • Nolais
    Medipharm, Chile
  • Nopion
    Tecnoquimicas, Colombia
  • Nopucid
    Pharmavida, Peru
  • Norshield (Permethrin and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, South Africa
  • Noscab
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Novo Herklin
    Bagó, Colombia
  • Ongedierteshampoo (veterinary use)
    Aafarma, Netherlands
  • Oridermyl (Permethrin and Neomycin, Nystatin, + Triamcinolone (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol Ireland, Ireland
  • Para Plus (Permethrin and Malathion)
    Medgenix, Belgium
  • Para Plus (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide, + Malathion)
    Olvos Science, Greece
  • Parastop (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide, + Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France
  • Paxib
    Glenmark, India
  • Pedeks
    LMP, Georgia; LMP, Lithuania; LMP, Latvia
  • Perbel (Permethrin and Benzyl Benzoate)
    Medipharma, Argentina
  • Perin
    Psycorem, India
  • Perlice
    Galderma, India
  • Perme-Cure
    OTC, Spain
  • Permenin
    Medicon, Bangladesh
  • Permethrin Actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • Permethrin LMP
    LMP, Georgia; LMP, Lithuania
  • Permethrin Sandoz
    Sandoz, United Kingdom
  • Permethrini LMP
    LMP, Latvia
  • Permetral (veterinary use)
    ICF, Italy
  • Permetrina LMP
    LMP, Latvia
  • Permin
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Permiskin
    Invision, India
  • Permisol
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Permit Spray (veterinary use)
    Jos. Styger, Switzerland
  • Permit Ungeziefershampoo (veterinary use)
    Jos. Styger, Switzerland
  • Permite
    Galderma, India
  • Permoxin (veterinary use)
    Dermcare-Vet, Australia; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Perosa
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Pertrin (Permethrin and Pyrethrin, + Piperonyl (veterinary use))
    Copyr, Italy
  • Pertrin (veterinary use)
    Copyr, Italy
  • Petscription Triplegard (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen, + Piperonyl butoxide (veterinary use))
    Virbac, New Zealand
  • Pio Lad
    Expofarma, Colombia
  • Poron (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Preventic Permethrin (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany
  • Pulvex (veterinary use)
    MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Pulvex Spot (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Netherlands
  • Pustix Duo (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Quick Kill (veterinary use)
    Pharmachem, Australia
  • Quitoso
    Angelini, Portugal
  • Quitoso Plus
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Resolution (Permethrin and Piperonyl, + Phenothrin (veterinary use))
    Formevet, Italy
  • Sarcop
    Unipharma, Spain
  • Sarnol
    Quimica Ariston, Ecuador
  • Scabex
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Scabiacid
    Valetudo, Italy
  • Scabianil
    Sofar, Italy
  • Scabimite
    Galenium Pharmasia Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Scabisan
    Chinoin, Dominican Republic; Chinoin, Mexico; Chinoin, Nicaragua
  • Scadis
    Bionova, India
  • Scadis (Permethrin and Glycerol)
    Bionova, India
  • Scaper
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Scarin
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Septicide (Permethrin and Proflavine, + Diethyltoluamide (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Seven (Permethrin and Pyrethrin, + Piperonyl (veterinary use))
    Cofarm, Italy
  • Shampoo Dog (veterinary use)
    Chifa, Italy
  • Sherleys Felt Flea Collar (veterinary use)
    Sinclair Animal & Houshold Care Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Shoo Fly (Permethrin and Pyrethrum, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Sim (Permethrin and Piperonyl, + Tetramethrin (veterinary use))
    Cofarm, Italy
  • Skilin
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Sora Forte
    Scan-Anida, Poland
  • Swift (veterinary use)
    Pharmachem, Australia
  • Switch (veterinary use)
    Vet Plus, United Kingdom
  • Tick off (veterinary use)
    Bridgefarma, Netherlands
  • Tick off Combi (Permethrin and Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Bridgefarma, Netherlands
  • Tick-Fence (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Ultrum (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide, + Bioallethrin, + Pyriproxyfen (veterinary use))
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Unix
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Unix-C (Permethrin and Crotamiton)
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Veronique
    Siegfried, Ecuador
  • Vetsense Permetrol (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
  • Vlooienlotion (Permethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Beaphar, Netherlands
  • 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
    Gezzi, Argentina
  • Y-Tex (veterinary use)
    Flycam, Australia
  • Zalvor
    GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium; GSK, Turkey
  • Zekout (veterinary use)
    ICF, Italy
  • Zeroscab
    Palsons, India
  • Z-Itch (veterinary use)
    Floris, United Kingdom; Floris, Ireland; Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Zyzek (Permethrin and Pyrethrin, + Piperonyl (veterinary use))
    ICF, Italy

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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