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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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Most pediculicide products have little ovicidal activity and require two treatments (approximately 7 to 10 days apart), with the second application required to treat those lice that have hatched from eggs that survived the first treatment and were not physically removed by nit combing.
The pediculicide is not absorbed systemically, so it is compatible with pregnancy.
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.
Company officials say that previously the only treatment to control lice has been to soak the child's head with a pediculicide containing a toxic insect-killing chemical like malathion, lindane, permethrin or pyrethrins.
A commercially-available pediculicide shampoo, Rid (Bayer), had been tried previously without success, and the mother complained of its irritating effects on the scalp and drying effects on the hair.
Legget of Missouri Southern State College (impact of food irradiation on the microbial content and taste of apple cider); Eleni Protopapas of Bowling Green State University in Ohio (demonstration of imperfect air mixing in a room); Doua Lo of Western Carolina University (potential particulate hazards in poultry houses); Laqueta Ollis Carrol of Western Carolina University (comparative water quality study of Young's Fork Creek); and Erica Cunningham of the University of Miami (in-vitro testing of pediculicide formulations using fresh specimens of Pediculus capitis and eggs collected from human volunteers).
Most pediculicide products have little ovicidal activity and require two treatments (approximately 7 days apart), with the second application designed to treat those lice which have hatched from eggs that survived the first treatment.
Those data about the pediculicide, derived from a naturally-occurring soil bacterium, were presented in a poster session on Saturday, Oct.
A "final rule" on over-the-counter (OTC) pediculicide drug products, issued by the Food and Drug Administration at the end of December, describes changes to the outside label, or carton, that the manufacturers of these products will have to make within 18 months (by the end of June 2005) to 24 months (January 2006), depending on the size of the company and the number of products they make.
This is significant because permethrin is acknowledged within the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines published in 2010 as "the most studied pediculicide in the United States and Othe least toxic to humans.
Natroba[TM] Topical Suspension is a pediculicide indicated for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients four (4) years of age and older.