Malathion

( Generic Ovide )

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Malathion

Drug Info for malathion

Malathion lotion is used to treat head lice (small insects that attach themselves to the skin) in adults and children 6 years of age and older. It should not be used in infants and children younger than 2 years of age. Malathion is in a class of medications called pediculicides. It works by killing lice.

Ovide is an antiparasitic used to treat and prevent head lice infection. It is also used in the treatment of scabies. It destroys the lice and their eggs from your hair and scalp. Ovide is indicated for use by adults and children 6 years and older. This medication is available as a lotion.

  • On the skin

This medicine is flammable. Keep the lotion and wet hair away from open flames. Do not use electric heat sources such as hair dryers and curlers while your hair is wet. Do not smoke while you apply this medicine or while your hair is wet.

To use:Apply the lotion to dry hair and rub it in until your hair and scalp are thoroughly moistened.Topical application routeWash your hands with soap and water before and after you use this medicine. Leave your hair uncovered and allow it to dry naturally. Do not use a hair dryer.After 8 to 12 hours, wash your hair with a non-medicated shampoo. Rinse thoroughly.After rinsing, use a fine-toothed (nit) comb to remove the dead lice and eggs.If lice are still present after 7 to 9 days, use a second application of malathion lotion.

Use on scalp hair only. Keep your eyes tightly closed while you apply this medicine. Wash your scalp right away if skin irritation occurs.

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to malathion. You should not use this medicine on children younger than 1 year of age.

Call your doctor right away if you have pain or blistering after you use this medicine.

Do not use this medicine on your child unless your doctor says it is okay.

Wash your scalp and hair immediately if skin irritation occurs. If the irritation goes away after you wash your hair, you may apply the medicine again. If the irritation happens again, check with your doctor.

Topical application routeDo not use this medicine to treat a skin problem your doctor has not examined.

Be careful not get any of this medicine in your eyes. If you do, flush your eyes with water for at least 10 minutes. Check with your doctor if your eyes become irritated or your vision changes.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Call a doctor or poison control center right away if you accidentally swallow this medicine.

Topical application routeDo not use this medicine to treat a skin problem your doctor has not examined.

Do not use this medicine on your child unless your doctor says it is okay.

Call your doctor right away if you have pain or blistering after you use this medicine.

Wash your scalp and hair immediately if skin irritation occurs. If the irritation goes away after you wash your hair, you may apply the medicine again. If the irritation happens again, check with your doctor.

Topical application routeDo not put cosmetics or skin care products on the treated skin.

Be careful not get any of this medicine in your eyes. If you do, flush your eyes with water for at least 10 minutes. Check with your doctor if your eyes become irritated or your vision changes.

Call a doctor or poison control center right away if you accidentally swallow this medicine.

  • Pain, reddening, or swelling of the skin
  • Blistering and peeling of the skin
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Burning, dry, or itching eyes or changes in your vision
  • Stinging sensation or irritation on your scalp or skin
Frequently Asked Questions

Malathion lotion kills both live lice and lice eggs by interfering with an essential enzyme the insects need to grow and survive. The treatment is safe to use in both adults and children over six years old.

Similar to Malathion, Ovide may be used to treat head lice. Consult with your doctor to determine the best treatment for your condition.

The average Malathion cost depends on your insurance coverage and the pharmacy where you shop. The average cash price for a supply of 59 mL of Malathion topical lotion 0.5% is $243.

Malathion is the generic drug. The brand-name drug of Malathion is Ovide. Our free coupon may be used for savings on Malatahion or the alternative brand-name drug for savings of up to 80%.

Malathion lotion 0.5% is supplied in bottles of 2 fl. oz. This medication should be rubbed into the hair and left in for 8-12 hours. Follow your doctor's dosage instructions for this drug, or follow the dosage instructions on the packaging.

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