Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Permethrin

Introduction

Name

  • Permethrin.

Class of drug

  • Pyrethrin, topical ectoparasiticide.

Description

Chemical name

  • (3-phenoxyphenol) methyl (+/-) cis, trans-3 (2,2-dichloroethyenyl) 2,2-dimethyl cyclopropane carboxylate.

Uses

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Indications

  • Culicoidesand other flies and lice.

Administration

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Precautions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop, Y (Ed.). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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