General English name: Malathion

Brand: Derbac-M

Application: Treatment of scabies and head lice


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Malathion Medication Information

Drug Information: Malathion is an insecticide. This toxin kills lice and mites. Lice are tiny insects that usually live in human hair. These insects are transmitted through physical contact.

Scabies is a skin disorder that results in urticaria. This skin disease is transmitted by lice. Scabies is contagious and is transmitted through skin contact. Malathion can be obtained from pharmacies with or without a doctor’s prescription.


Contraindications to Malathion


Drug interaction of Malathion

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.


Tips to consider before taking Malathion

Some medications can not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed. Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking malathion:


How to store Malathion

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.