A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
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This is a topical application. So, shake well before using. Before applying, make sure your skin is clean.
Avoid taking a hot bath before treatment. Use a non-irritating cleanser to clean the skin. Massage the affected area with Kwellada-P lotion thoroughly. Leave it on for 12-14 hours.
Wash the entire body with non-irritating cleanser. Change into new clothes. A second application is required after 7-10 days of first application.
If new skin lesion appears, contact your doctor.
The medicinal ingredient is Permethrin 5% (w/w).
The non-medicinal ingredients are:
Before using Kwellada P, don't forget to tell your health practitioner if you are suffering from any allergies from permethrin, synthetic pyrethroid or pyrethrins, chrysanthemums or any other ingredient of this product.
Itching might last several weeks after the treatment. If lesions develop or any live mite is seen, contact your health physician immediately for retreatment. Don't use in pregnancy. If you are nursing, then stop breastfeeding immediately.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental swallow seek medical help immediately. This lotion is for external use only.
Do not self-medicate it. Avoid suggesting it to other patients who have same symptoms as yours. It could be harmful if their doctor didn't recommend it.
All drugs cause some side effects. However, some cause minor and some cause major side effects.
Side effects of using Kwellada-P (permethrin) lotion include: