Pediculides are used to treat lice. They work by killing the lice and eggs found on the head.

Why are
Pediculides
prescribed?

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Pediculides

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Natroba
(spinosad)
195
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SPINOSAD is used to treat head lice infestations. It acts by destroying the lice.
Ulesfia
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.

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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