Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Cholinesterase Inhibitors 114
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MALATHION skin lotion is used to treat lice of the hair and scalp. It acts by destroying the lice and their eggs.
Pediculides 195
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SPINOSAD is used to treat head lice infestations. It acts by destroying the lice.
Antiparasitics 306
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Ivermectin (Sklice) is an expensive drug used to treat lice. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Sklice. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Pyrethroids 9
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Pediculides 189
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BENZYL ALCOHOL lotion is used to treat lice of the hair and scalp. It acts by destroying the lice. It does not destroy their eggs; a second treatment is needed 7 days after the first treatment.
Nix
Pyrethroids N/A N/A See Prices

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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