Lyderm Cream contains permethrin, a synthetic insecticide belonging to the family of chemicals known as pyrethroids.
Lyderm Cream acts as a neurotoxin and kills the scabies mite by interfering with the nervous system of the parasite, preventing transmission of nerve signals and causing paralysis.
Gently apply a small amount onto the affected area 2 to 4 times daily and rub it in well, as needed or as directed by the doctor. This product is not normally used on sensitive skin areas (e.g., face, underarms, or groin) unless specified by the doctor. Do not cover the area with dressings unless instructed to do so by your doctor.
Permethrin 5% w/w