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  1. Head Lice: Malathion Frequently Asked Questions (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Lice Parasites Home Lice Head Lice Share Compartir Malathion Frequently Asked Questions On this Page What is ... Does malathion kill head lice eggs? What is malathion? Malathion (Ovide* lotion) is a prescription drug approved ...
  2. Malathion lotion is used to treat head lice (small insects that attach themselves to the skin) in ... and children younger than 2 years of age. Malathion is in a class of medications called pediculicides. ...
  3. Malathion is a type of insecticide, a product used to kill or control bugs. Poisoning may occur if you swallow malathion, handle the product without gloves, or fail to ...
  4. Head Lice: Treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... for retreatment without talking to a healthcare provider. Malathion lotion, 0.5%; Brand name product: Ovide* Malathion is an organophosphate. The formulation of malathion approved ...
  5. ... Permethrin (Nix, Rid) ● Pyrethrin (A-200, Pronto, Tisit) ● Malathion (Ovide, prescription required in the United States) ● Benzyl ... on for 10 minutes before rinsing with water. Malathion (Ovide) should be left on the scalp for ...
  6. Head Lice: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcome (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... that dermatologists prescribe to treat head lice include: Malathion (mal-uh-THIGH-on) lotion : This is the ... people ages 6 years of age and older. Malathion works by paralyzing and killing the lice and ...
  7. Pubic "Crab" Lice Treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... and persons who weigh less than 110 pounds. Malathion* lotion 0.5% (Ovide*) is a prescription medication ... can kill lice and some lice eggs; however, malathion lotion (Ovide*) currently has not been approved by ...
  8. ... a prescription-strength medication. These include the following: Malathion lotion 0.5% (Ovide®) – Kills lice and some ... only on children aged older than 6 years. Malathion can irritate the skin and is flammable. It ...
  9. Head Lice (National Library of Medicine)  
    Head lice are parasitic wingless insects. They live on people's heads and feed on their blood. An adult louse is about the size of a sesame seed. The eggs, ...
  10. ... feeding on blood) Using insecticides (10% DDT, 1% malathion, or 1% permethrin)
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