What are the side effects of Acticin?

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Some of the side effects of Acticin (permethrin) are itching, burning, numbness, redness, stinging, swelling, rash or tingling of the scalp. You may get side effects that are mild and do not need a doctor's attention, but consult your doctor if your symptoms do not go away or become severe. Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have severe burning, stinging, redness or swelling after applying permethrin topical.

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