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Lyclear Dermal Cream

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Permethrin 5% Cream
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1 x 30g
£19.99
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Treatment Information

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What is Lyclear?

Dealing with scabies or pubic (crab) lice can be a real pain. Lyclear contains the active ingredient Permethrin. 

This medicine has insecticidal properties which makes it incredibly useful to kill scabies mites and pubic lice. Any residual eggs are also killed which eliminates infestation, making it a go-to solution for anyone suffering these conditions.


What can Lyclear treat?

Lyclear is effective in treating:

  • Scabies: Caused by tiny mites that burrow under your skin, scabies lead to intense itching and irritation. Lyclear quickly eliminates these mites, providing much-needed relief.
  • Pubic Lice: These small parasites live in the coarse hair of the genital area, causing itching and discomfort. Lyclear both eliminates the lice and reduces further itching.

How quickly does Lyclear work?

Lyclear works fast. You will likely notice a decrease in itching and discomfort soon after applying.

Treatment should be used at least once but a second application may be needed after 7-14 days if any live lice are found during this time or if the infestation is persistent. 

The second application ensures that all the mites and eggs are gone, preventing re-infestation.


How to use Lyclear cream:

  1. Start with clean, dry skin. Make sure there are no other creams or lotions on your skin.
  2. Apply the cream evenly. The exact amounts to apply depend on your surface area and can be found in the Patient Information Leaflet. E.g. adults would require more cream than children.
  3. Ensure that ‘hard to reach’ areas are also covered! This includes:
    • Crab (pubic) lice: facial hair (beards and moustaches). Avoid your eyes but be aware that live lice or their legs may be found on your eyelashes. If found, remove carefully with tweezers.
    • Scabies: under the finger and toenails, face (but not eyes), armpits and wrists
  4. Leave the cream on for at least 8 hours, ideally 12 hours. Do not bathe or shower during this time as it can affect absorption. One tip is to apply before bedtime and wash off the following morning.
  5. Wash the cream with warm, soapy water after 8-12 hours. Remember to clean your nails and any clothes or bedding which may have come into contact with the cream.
  6. A second application may be needed after 7-14 days to ensure complete elimination of the infestation.
  7. Be careful not to get the cream in your eyes as Permethrin can be irritating. If it accidentally gets in your eyes, rinse thoroughly with water and seek medical advice if needed.

Who can use Lyclear?

Lyclear can be used in adults, the elderly and children over 2. For a child under 2, discuss with your doctor first.


How much Lyclear cream should I use?

The amount of Lyclear you need depends on your age, body size, and the severity of the condition. As a general guide:

AgeDosage
Adults, the elderly and those over 12 years of ageApply up to 30 g of cream (1 tube of 30g)
Children 6 to 12 yearsApply up to 15 g of cream (½ tube of 30g)
Children 1 to 5 yearsUp to 7.5g of cream (¼ tube of 30g)

What if I use too much Lyclear?

If you accidentally use too much, simply wash it off with soap and warm water. If you experience any irritation, consult a doctor.


Possible side effects of Lyclear:

Like all medicines, Lyclear can cause some side effects, including:

  • Common (can affect up to 1 in 10 people): Itching, skin redness, tingling or prickling sensations on the skin, dry skin.
  • Very rare (can affect up to 1 in 10,000 people): Skin lesions, inflamed hair follicles, reduced skin pigmentation.

If you experience any side effects which concern you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.


Important precautions:

  • Do not use Lyclear if you are allergic to Permethrin, other pyrethrins, or any of the other ingredients.
  • If you are known to be allergic to chrysanthemums or other similar plants, consult your doctor before using Lyclear.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using Lyclear.

Where to buy Lyclear Online in the UK:

For a safe and reliable online purchase, Prescription Doctor can help. We offer a convenient platform where you can consult with healthcare professionals and get Lyclear delivered to your door the next day.

Get relief from scabies and pubic lice with Lyclear and enjoy the convenience of fast, discreet delivery from Prescription Doctor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Lyclear Dermal Cream

How Do I Apply Lyclear Dermal Cream?

Apply the cream to clean, dry skin, covering the entire body from the neck down. Leave it on for 8 to 12 hours before washing it off. Always follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider.

What are the Side Effects of Lyclear Cream?

Some common side effects of Lyclear Cream include skin irritation, redness, or itching. If you experience any severe or persistent side effects, consult your healthcare provider immediately.

Can I Use Lyclear Cream While Pregnant?

If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your healthcare provider before using Lyclear Dermal Cream. The safety of this medication during pregnancy has not been fully established.

What to Do If Lyclear Cream Is Accidentally Swallowed

If the contents of the Lyclear cream tube are accidentally swallowed, consult a doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency department as soon as possible. Take the tube with you to show which medicine has been swallowed.

Who Should Not Use Lyclear Dermal Cream?

Do not use Lyclear Dermal Cream if you are allergic to permethrin, other pyrethrins, or any of the other ingredients in the cream. It is also not recommended for newborns and infants less than 2 months of age.

What Precautions Should I Take When Using Lyclear Dermal Cream?

Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, or open wounds. If you are known to be allergic to chrysanthemums or other compositae, consult your doctor before using the cream.

How Long Should I Leave the Lyclear Cream On?

One application of Lyclear Dermal Cream is usually sufficient. Leave the cream on the skin for at least eight hours, for example, overnight. Avoid bathing, showering, or washing during this period.

How Should I Store Lyclear Dermal Cream?

Store the medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not store above 25°C and do not freeze. After opening, the product can be used for another 6 months.

Will Lyclear Cream Affect My Ability to Drive?

There is no evidence to suggest that Lyclear Dermal Cream will impact your ability to drive or operate machinery. However, if you experience any side effects that impair your cognitive ability, refrain from driving or operating machinery until you feel better.


Treatment information

  • Product Name: Lyclear 5% Dermal Cream
  • Manufacturer: Omega Pharma Limited
  • Active Ingredient(s): Permethrin
  • Administration: Topical
  • Presentation: Cream
  • Available Strength: 5%
  • Exemption: Pharmacy Only
  • Application: Adults
  • Dosage: Normally, up to one tube (30g). For adults, apply cream on the body, excluding the head and face; for the elderly, include the neck, face, ears, and scalp.
  • Description: Lyclear cream effectively treats scabies and crab lice on the body.
  • Drug Class: Dermatological
  • Alcohol Consumption: No influence
  • When Pregnant: Speak to your doctor for further advice.
  • Price: GBP
Click here to view the Lyclear Dermal Cream - Patient Information Leaflet

Authored By

Mohamed Imran

Mohamed Imran Lakhi

MPharm - Lead Pharmacist
Imran Lakhi is the superintendent pharmacist and founder at Prescription Doctor. He has been at the core of our team.

Published on: 31/10/2023

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Dr Giuseppe Aragona
Dr. Giuseppe utilises his extensive experience in general practice to ensure the accuracy and safety of the website's content.

Reviewed on: 13/03/2024
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