Benzyl alcohol

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Scientific Name: Benzyl alcohol
Brand Name: Cipro, Cipro HC, Itch-X, Ivy-dry Cream, Ulesfia, Zilactin Cold Sore
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Benzyl alcohol inhibits lice from closing their respiratory spiracles, allowing the vehicle to obstruct the spiracles and causing the lice to asphyxiate.
Description of the Drug: Benzyl alcohol is an antiparasitic agent used for the topical treatment of head lice infestation in patients 6 months of age and older.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB06770