Pyrethrins and Piperonyl Butoxide for Lice
How Well It Works
Pyrethrin products are useful against lice, but treatment failures are getting more and more common. Some countries have reported an increase in resistance to pyrethrin. If this occurs, your doctor can suggest other treatments (such as malathion or permethrin).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 30, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics