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What is Acticin?

Acticin is a prescription medication used to treat infestation of head lice or scabies. Permethrin, the active ingredient in Acticin, kills the parasites (and their eggs) which cause these infestations. Acticin is available in liquid, lotion and cream form. It is applied topically.

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