Permethrin 1% lotion is used to treat head lice infections. It acts by destroying both the lice and their eggs. The 5% cream is used to treat scabies infections by destroying the mites which cause scabies.
Burning, itching, numbness, rash, redness, stinging, swelling, or tingling of the scalp
(topical cream, topical lotion, topical spray, topical kit)