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Noun1.pediculicide - a chemical agent that kills lice
pesticide - a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
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An ex vivo, assessor blind, randomised, parallel group, comparative efficacy trial of the ovicidal activity of three pediculicides after a single application--melaleuca oil and lavender oil, eucalyptus oil and lemon tea tree oil, and a "suffocation" pediculicide.
Resultz is a pesticide-free, pediculicide rinse that addresses the challenge of increasing pesticide resistance in lice and concerns about patient safety through exposure to pesticides, according to Nuvo.
The convenience and availability of over-the-counter pediculicide products to consumers make clinician management by moderation and selectivity very difficult.
The pediculicide is not absorbed systemically, so it is compatible with pregnancy.
PRACTICE CHANGER: Consider prescribing spinosad--a recently approved topical pediculicide that is more effective than permethrin and eliminates the need for nit combing--for children with head lice.
An example is the re-launch of Lice Cure, an all-natural lice-removal product that is safe, nontoxic and clinically proven to be nearly twice as effective as a leading pediculicide.
Probably the least-toxic lice killer, or pediculicide, is 1% permethrin, available over the counter as many branded products, such as Nix.
used as an insecticide and as a scabicide and pediculicide: agricultural use prohibited in the US since 1973".
* Treating the person and other family members with head lice with a pediculicide to kill the lice.
The Random House College Dictionary defines DDT as an insecticide, a scabicide, and a pediculicide and says that it's also called by a 31-letter word.
This was the same kill rate seen among the 20 patients who had applied RID shampoo, a pyrethrin-piper-onyl-butoxide pediculicide. In comparison, the kill rate was less than 20% among the 19 patients who applied vehicle alone (placebo).