pediculicide


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a chemical agent that kills lice

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Spinosad (Natroba[TM]) is a new topical pediculicide approved for effective and convenient treatment of head lice (Stough et al.
Perme-thrin cream 1% (Nix), one of the most widely used and well-studied pediculicides, is available over the counter.
The children from whom these lice were collected had typically been treated unsuccessfully with pyrethrin/permethrin-based pediculicides, so these lice were probably pesticide-resistant.
Legget of Missouri Southern State College (impact of food irradiation on the microbial content and taste of apple cider); Eleni Protopapas of Bowling Green State University in Ohio (demonstration of imperfect air mixing in a room); Doua Lo of Western Carolina University (potential particulate hazards in poultry houses); Laqueta Ollis Carrol of Western Carolina University (comparative water quality study of Young's Fork Creek); and Erica Cunningham of the University of Miami (in-vitro testing of pediculicide formulations using fresh specimens of Pediculus capitis and eggs collected from human volunteers).
Combs and brushes should be soaked in hot water with pediculicide shampoo for 15 minutes.
A number of pediculicide products are available over-the-counter (OTC) without a prescription.
Most pediculicide products have little ovicidal activity and require two treatments (approximately 7 days apart), with the second application designed to treat those lice which have hatched from eggs that survived the first treatment.
The nurse describes a treatment program that includes washing all the linen in the house, washing all of Nathan's clothing, putting all items that cannot be washed, such as stuffed animals, in a plastic bag for 10 days, and spraying an aerosol pediculicide or vacuuming all hard and soft household surfaces.
which is a privately owned manufacturer of store-brand pediculicide products, for $12 million in cash.
announced in December that the dry-on suffocation pediculicide (DSP) lotion he used in a study published in Pediatrics in 2004 was in fact the over-the counter cleanser Cetaphil, marketed by Galderma Laboratories (Pediatrics 2004;114:e275-9).
In cases of massive infestation--such as this case, in which head lice were also found--a pediculicide should be applied to the hair and entire body from head to toe.
Apply lice medicine, also called pediculicide (peh-DICK-you-luh-side), according to label instructions.
A no-nit policy encourages thorough nit removal concomitant with pediculicide treatment.
Those data about the pediculicide, derived from a naturally-occurring soil bacterium, were presented in a poster session on Saturday, Oct.
Vamousse Lice Treatment is an example of a pesticide-free pediculicide and is "proven to kill eggs, dehydrating them with the treatment," according to the company.