This brand name is authorized in New Zealand
The drug A-SCABIES contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):
UNII 509F88P9SZ - PERMETHRIN
The principal physiological action in insects (lice) exposed to permethrin is induction of electrochemical abnormalities across the membranes of excitable cells, leading to sensory hyperexcitability, inco-ordination and prostration. It is assumed that the mode of action against arachnids (mites) is similar.
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:
|P Antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents → P03 Ectoparasiticides, incl. scabicides, insecticides and repellents → P03A Ectoparasiticides, incl. scabicides → P03AC Pyrethrines, incl. synthetic compounds
This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:
|Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority
© All content on this website, including data entry, data processing, decision support tools, "RxReasoner" logo and graphics, is the intellectual property of RxReasoner and is protected by copyright laws. Unauthorized reproduction or distribution of any part of this content without explicit written permission from RxReasoner is strictly prohibited. Any third-party content used on this site is acknowledged and utilized under fair use principles.