Ectoparasiticides, Incl. Scabicides
- Ectoparasiticides, Incl. Scabicides
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- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Lindane An ectoparasiticide and ovicide used in the treatment of Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice) and Phthirus pubis (crab lice). Benzyl benzoate Used to kill lice and the mites responsible for the skin condition scabies. Malathion A parasympathomimetic organophosphate used to treat head lice. Disulfiram A carbamate derivative used to treat alcohol addiction. Permethrin An insecticide used to prevent infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies). Benzyl alcohol An antiparasitic agent used for the topical treatment of head lice infestation in patients 6 months of age and older. Thiram Thiram may be used in dermatology as a scabicide . Thiram is mainly used as a fungicide for plants and treatment for seeds, however, this use is being investigated for... Quassia Not Annotated Mesulfen Not Annotated Clofenotane Not Annotated Dixanthogen Not Annotated Phenothrin Not Annotated Bioallethrin Bioallethrin was used for lice and scabies infestation. Other pyrethroids are now used in place of bioallethrin.
- Drugs & Drug Targets