What is permethrin?

Answer Permethrin is a synthetic chemical commonly used to kill insects. It was first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use on cotton. It is now commonly used in flea medicine fo... Read More »

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Permethrin Toxicosis?

Well-meaning cat owners trying to help their pets may actually harm or even kill their pet instead when they erroneously use products created for dogs only. Permethrin toxicosis occurs most often w... Read More »

Permethrin Toxicity in Dogs?

Permethrin is one of the ingredients found in flea and tick medications. This product is a man-made insecticide which is derived from pyrethrum. Pyrethrum is made from the flowers of certain speci... Read More »

Do you need prescription for permethrin?

Permethrin treats certain parasites, such as lice and scabies. Permethrin may be bought over the counter in lower doses in products for lice, but higher doses to treat scabies will need a prescript... Read More »

Permethrin Toxicity Treatment?

Permethrin is a type of pyrethroid. Pyrethroids are man-made chemicals that are used for various purposes that include insecticide and pesticide treatments. Pyrethroids are similar in composition t... Read More »