Active Ingredient History

NOW
  • Now
Permethrin is a synthetic pyrethrin derivative acts as a neurotoxin by depolarizing the nerve cell membrane. Permethrin disrupts the sodium channel current by which membrane repolarization is regulated resulting in fatal paralysis of the nerves in the exoskeletal respiratory muscles of susceptible arthropods, including lice and mite. Permethrin is sold under brand names NIx and Elimite to treat pediculosis, scabies and demodicidosis.   NCATS

  • SMILES: CC1(C)C(C=C(Cl)Cl)C1C(=O)OCC2=CC(OC3=CC=CC=C3)=CC=C2
  • InChIKey: RLLPVAHGXHCWKJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 391.288
  • ALogP: 6.11
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
More Chemistry
  • Mechanism of Action:
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Over the Counter
  • Delivery Methods: Topical
  • Pro Drug: No

Drug Pricing (per unit)

United States

$0.1252 - $9.5910
More Pricing Detail

Note: This drug pricing data is preliminary, incomplete, and may contain errors.

3-(2,2-dichloroethenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropane carboxylic acid, (3-phenoxyphenyl) methyl ester | (3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl (+-)-cis,trans-3-(2,2-dichloroethenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate | elimite | lyclear | lythrin | nix | permethrin

Feedback

Data collection and curation is an ongoing process for CDEK - if you notice any information here to be missing or incorrect, please let us know! When possible, please include a source URL (we verify all data prior to inclusion).

Report issue