Head lice prescription medication. Head Lice have become resistant to pesticides used in both OTC and Rx Lice Medications. This is has led to recent media talk about Super Lice. What are Super Lice? Super Lice are head lice that have developed resistance to the available pesticides in lice treatment preparations. Therefore even if parents use OTC lice treatments, their children may still have lice.
Head lice prescription medication. The nits are impervious to prescription lice treatments. This makes lice treatment very confusing for parents who think that one or two applications of pesticide shampoo will make head lice go away. In fact the head lice and eggs survive the lice shampoo. Hence the nits just keep on hatching and starting up another successful lice colony on your child’s head.
Head lice prescription medication. Prescription lice medication has traditionally been malathion or lindane, both powerful neurotoxins. Head Lice have developed resistance to malathion and lindane, leaving parents wondering how to best treat lice. In addition both Lindane and Malathion have a thin margin of safety and therefore toxicity is a risk for human use.