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Pesticides designed to control insects that are harmful to man. The insects may be directly harmful, as those acting as disease vectors, or indirectly harmful, as destroyers of crops, food products, or textile fabrics.
Drug Drug Description Lindane An ectoparasiticide and ovicide used in the treatment of Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice) and Phthirus pubis (crab lice). Ivermectin An anti parasite medication used to treat head lice, onchocerciasis, strongyloidiasis, ascariasis, trichuriasis, and enterobiasis. Benzyl benzoate Used to kill lice and the mites responsible for the skin condition scabies. Malathion A parasympathomimetic organophosphate used to treat head lice. Allosamidin Allosamidin exhibits extremely potent inhibitory activity against chitinases from a number of sources, particularly from Candida albicans, and can be utilized as potent antifungal agent. Permethrin An insecticide used to prevent infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies). Spinosad A pediculicide used topically to treat head lice. Pyrethrum extract A chrysanthemum flower extract used to treat head, pubic, and body lice. Boric acid No FDA- or EMA-approved therapeutic indications on its own. Amitraz Amitraz is a non-systemic acaricide and insecticide. It was generated in 1969 by the Boots Co. in England. Amitraz presents insect repellent effects and hence, it can be used as... Coumaphos This drug is a fat-soluble phosphorothioate agent that kills both insects and mites. It is non-volatile in nature and is well known by a variety of names as such a... Cythioate Cythioate is a member of the organothiophosphate compounds that is used as an insecticide and anthelmintic. It is mainly used in veterinary as a treatment for fleas. Dichlorvos Dichlorvos or 2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate is a drug of the organophosphate class, frequently used as an insecticide for the control of indoor pests and for the protection of stored products... Doramectin Doramectin is a veterinary drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of parasites such as gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, eyeworms, grubs, sucking lice and mange mites in... Eprinomectin Not Annotated Famphur Not Annotated Fenthion Fenthion is an organothiophosphate drug used as an insecticide, avicide, and acaricide. Its mode of action is explained by cholinesterase enzyme inhibition, which is similar to other organophosphates. Fenthion is... Imidacloprid Imidacloprid is a neonicotinoid, which is a class of neuro-active insecticides modeled after nicotine. Imidacloprid is a patented chemical, Imidacloprid is manufactured by Bayer Cropscience (part of Bayer AG) and... Lufenuron Lufenuron is used in veterinary for the control of flea. Moxidectin Moxidectin is indicated for the treatment of river blindness, also called onchocerciasis, in patients aged 12 years and older. River blindness is caused by a parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus and... Phosmet Phosmet is a phthalimide-derived organophosphate. It is a non-specific insecticide. It is mainly used on apple trees to control codling moths. It is also used on other fruit crops, ornamentals,... Rotenone Rotenone is an isoflavone compound that naturally occurs in the jicama vine plant as well as many Fabaceae plants. It has broad spectrum insecticide and pesticide activity and is also... Metrifonate Metrifonate or trichlorfon is an irreversible organophosphate acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. It is a prodrug which is activated non-enzymatically into 2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate. Temefos Diphos has been used in trials studying the treatment of Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria. Neosaxitoxin Neosaxitoxin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01786655 (Safety Study of Long-Acting Local Anesthetic). Paraoxon Not Annotated Deltamethrin Not Annotated Phenothrin Not Annotated Cypermethrin Not Annotated Bioallethrin Bioallethrin was used for lice and scabies infestation. Other pyrethroids are now used in place of bioallethrin. Tetramethrin Not Annotated Cyfluthrin Not Annotated 1,2-dichlorobenzene 1,2-Dichlorobenzene, also named ortho-dichlorobenzene, is an organic compound. It is a non-polar colorless liquid that is miscible in most organic solvents. This derivative of benzene differs from the parent compound... Methamidophos Methamidophos is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03223753 (Web-Based Physical Activity Intervention in Improving Long Term Health in Children and Adolescents With Newly Diagnosed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in First Remission). Nitenpyram Nitenpyram is an insecticide used in agriculture and veterinary medicine to kill external parasites of pets. It is a neonicotinoid, a neurotoxin that blocks neural messages and binds particularly tightly... Transfluthrin Transfluthrin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02394522 (Spatial Repellent Products for Control of Vector Borne Diseases - Malaria - Zambia (SR-M-ZM)). Thiacloprid Not Available
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