Lice of the head

Also known as: Head Lice / Nits / Pediculosis capitis / Pediculus capitis (head louse) / Head-louse infestation / Head pediculosis / Pediculosis / Pediculosis, unspecified / Lice Infestations / Lice infestation

DrugDrug NameDrug Description
DB06770Benzyl alcoholAn antiparasitic agent used for the topical treatment of head lice infestation in patients 6 months of age and older.
DB13966Isopropyl myristateA polar skin moisturizer that is used to enhance skin penetration of drugs.
DB00772MalathionA parasympathomimetic organophosphate used to treat head lice.
DB04930PermethrinAn insecticide used to prevent infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies).
DB09350Piperonyl butoxideA pesticide used as a potentiator ingredient in the treatment of pediculosis (head lice, body lice or crabs) to boost efficacy of treatment.
DB08823SpinosadA pediculicide used topically to treat head lice.