Head Lice Infestation

Also known as: Head Louse Infestation / Lice; Head Lice / Lice of the head / Head Lice / Pediculosis capitis (disorder) / Pediculosis capitis / Pediculus capitis (head louse) / Head-louse infestation / Pediculus capitis / Head pediculosis / Pediculosis (& [other lice NOS]) or (nits) / Pediculosis, unspecified / Pediculosis / [X]Pediculosis, unspecified / [X]Pediculosis, unspecified (disorder) / Lice Infestations / Lice infestation / Louse infestation (& [pediculosis and phthirus] or [lice]) / Infestation by Anoplura (disorder) / Louse infestation (disorder) / Infestation by Pediculus (disorder)

DrugDrug NameDrug Description
DB11932AbametapirA pediculicide metalloproteinase used topically in the treatment of head lice infection.
DB06770Benzyl alcoholAn antiparasitic agent used for the topical treatment of head lice infestation in patients 6 months of age and older.
DB15930CarbarylA medication used in shampoo to remove lice.
DB13966Isopropyl myristateA polar skin moisturizer that is used to enhance skin penetration of drugs.
DB00602IvermectinAn anti parasite medication used to treat head lice, onchocerciasis, strongyloidiasis, ascariasis, trichuriasis, and enterobiasis.
DB00772MalathionA parasympathomimetic organophosphate used to treat head lice.
DB04930PermethrinAn insecticide used to prevent infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies).
DB13717PhenothrinA pyrethroid indicated in the treatment of head lice.
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.