Resource Summary

Bottom-line: Dimeticone (or dimethicone) appears superior to traditional lice treatments (like permethrin or malathion)^ getting one more in 3-4 patients lice free with no increased adverse events. Dimeticone is a silicone-based product that suffocates lice and is applied to dry hair^ left eight hours^ and often repeated after one week.


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Publication Date: 2016-2-16
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:51:22