Pyrethrum extract

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Identification

Name
Pyrethrum extract
Accession Number
DB11087  (DB09521)
Type
Biotech
Groups
Approved
Biologic Classification
Allergenics
Allergen Extract
Description

Pyrethrum is the crude extract form obtained from flowers of the plant Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium. Pyrethrin refers to a more refined extract of pyrethrum. While pyrethrum extract is composed of 6 esters, both organic compounds mediate insecticidal activities. Pyrethrum-containing mixtures are used as a common insecticide to control specific pest species. Pyrethrum extract is also used used to treat head, body, and pubic lice infections. The active compound is absorbed by the lice and destroys them by acting on their nervous systems but is thought to exert minimal effect on humans.

Synonyms
  • Allergenic extract, pyrethrum
  • Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium pyrethrins extract
  • Pyrethrins
  • Pyrethrins and pyrethroids
  • Pyrethrins component of rid mousse
  • Pyrethrum
  • Pyrethrum extract
  • Pyrethrum oleo resin
  • Pyrethrum oleoresin
  • Rid mousse component pyrethrins
  • Tanacetum cinerariifolium pyrethrins extract
Prescription Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing End
PyrethrumSolution0.001 g/1mLIntradermal; Percutaneous; SubcutaneousGreer Laboratories, Inc.1981-09-15Not applicableUs
PyrethrumSolution0.05 g/1mLIntradermal; Percutaneous; SubcutaneousGreer Laboratories, Inc.1981-09-15Not applicableUs
PyrethrumSolution20000 [PNU]/1mLIntradermal; Percutaneous; SubcutaneousGreer Laboratories, Inc.1981-09-15Not applicableUs
PyrethrumSolution0.1 g/1mLIntradermal; Percutaneous; SubcutaneousGreer Laboratories, Inc.1981-09-15Not applicableUs
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Mixture Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing End
Best Choice Lice KillingPyrethrum extract (0.33 g/100mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (4 g/100mL)ShampooTopicalValue Merchandisers2010-10-28Not applicableUs
Best Choice Lice treatmentPyrethrum extract (3.3 mg/1mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (40 mg/1mL)KitTopicalValue Merchandisers2010-10-28Not applicableUs
Care One Lice KillingPyrethrum extract (0.33 g/100mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (4 g/100mL)ShampooTopicalAmerican Sales Company2007-08-29Not applicableUs
Careone Complete Kit LicePyrethrum extract (.33 g/100mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (4 g/100mL)KitTopicalAmerican Sales Company2019-01-26Not applicableUs
Careone LicePyrethrum extract (0.33 g/100mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (4 g/100mL)TopicalAmerican Sales Company2007-09-262013-10-28Us
CareOne Lice SolutionPyrethrum extract (0.33 g/100mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (4 g/100mL)KitTopicalAmerican Sales Company2016-04-29Not applicableUs
Complete Lice TreatmentPyrethrum extract (0.33 g/100mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (4 g/100mL)KitTopicalMeijer Distribution2007-09-122015-10-01Us
CVS 3 Step Lice SolutionPyrethrum extract (3.3 mg/1mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (40 mg/1mL)KitTopicalCVS2010-10-28Not applicableUs
CVS Health Lice KillingPyrethrum extract (0.33 g/100mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (4 g/100mL)ShampooTopicalCVS Health2010-10-28Not applicableUs
Dg Health Lice Killing Maximum StrengthPyrethrum extract (0.33 g/100mL) + Piperonyl butoxide (4 g/100mL)ShampooTopicalDolgencorp2010-01-082012-08-18Us
Categories
UNII
ZUM06L90GV
CAS number
8003-34-7

Pharmacology

Indication
Not Available
Pharmacodynamics
Not Available
Mechanism of action
TargetActionsOrganism
UNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2Not AvailableHumans
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Absorption
Not Available
Volume of distribution
Not Available
Protein binding
Not Available
Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination
Not Available
Half life
Not Available
Clearance
Not Available
Toxicity
Not Available
Affected organisms
Not Available
Pathways
Not Available
Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
Not Available

Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Food Interactions
No interactions found.

References

General References
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External Links
PubChem Substance
347911110
RxNav
1232405

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
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Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
Not Available
Packagers
Not Available
Dosage forms
FormRouteStrength
RinseTopical
LiquidTopical
Aerosol; shampooTopical
KitTopical
OilTopical
GelTopical
ShampooTopical
Liquid; shampooTopical
SolutionIntradermal; Percutaneous; Subcutaneous0.001 g/1mL
SolutionIntradermal; Percutaneous; Subcutaneous0.05 g/1mL
SolutionIntradermal; Percutaneous; Subcutaneous0.1 g/1mL
SolutionIntradermal; Percutaneous; Subcutaneous20000 [PNU]/1mL
Prices
Not Available
Patents
Not Available

Properties

State
Not Available
Experimental Properties
Not Available

Taxonomy

Classification
Not classified

Targets

Kind
Protein
Organism
Humans
Pharmacological action
Unknown
General Function
Zinc ion binding
Specific Function
Nuclear receptor that binds and is activated by variety of endogenous and xenobiotic compounds. Transcription factor that activates the transcription of multiple genes involved in the metabolism an...
Gene Name
NR1I2
Uniprot ID
O75469
Uniprot Name
Nuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2
Molecular Weight
49761.245 Da
References
  1. Kojima H, Sata F, Takeuchi S, Sueyoshi T, Nagai T: Comparative study of human and mouse pregnane X receptor agonistic activity in 200 pesticides using in vitro reporter gene assays. Toxicology. 2011 Feb 27;280(3):77-87. doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2010.11.008. Epub 2010 Nov 27. [PubMed:21115097]

Drug created on December 03, 2015 09:51 / Updated on June 12, 2020 11:42

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