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- n. Plural form of pediculicide.
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Because over-the-counter pediculicides have been proven in studies to be safe, and they usually are effective, they're still a good first-strike medication against the pests.
The authors said: "For every two or three people using the Bug Buster kit rather than pediculicides an extra person would be cured."
There are many different types of pediculicides available OTC in Australia.
In this study we compare the efficacy and safety of three topical pediculicides: a pediculicide containing melaleuca oil (tea tree oil) and lavender oil (TTO/LO); a head lice "suffocation" product; and
Existing treatment options are limited, and reports of resistance to commonly used pediculicides have been increasing.