Unit 43.txt

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Unit 43.txt
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Chapter 43 of the Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians textbook by Moscou/Snipe
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  1. Lice
    • Group of parasites that can live on the;
    • Body: corporis
    • Scalp: capitis
    • Genitals: pubis
  2. Nits
    Head lice eggs
  3. Nymph
    Baby louse
  4. Ovicidal
    Kills eggs
  5. Parasite
    Organisms that benefit by living in, with, or on another organism
  6. Pediculicide
    Drug that kills lice
  7. Scabicide
    Drugs that kills the scabies mite
  8. Scabies
    • Parasitic infection caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabei
    • Spead by close contact, bedding, clothing and sexual contact
    • Life cycle: 30 days
    • Without host: 2-3 days
  9. Head Lice
    • Affects: kids 3-11 & their families
    • Life cycle: 4-6 weeks
    • Without a host: 2 days
  10. Body Lice
    • Affects: poor & unsanitary areas
    • Life cycle: 4-6 weeks
    • Without a host: 10 days
  11. Pubic Lice
    • Spread by sexual contact
    • Pubic & Head lice are different species
  12. OTC Treatment of Lice
    Topical Pediculides;

    • 1) Pyrethrins; R&C Shampoo
    • Non ovicidal

    • 2) Permethrins; Nix
    • Ovicidal
  13. Reinfestation Prevention
    • 1) treat whole family
    • 2) use nit comb
    • 3) wash all fabrics (130+ hot)
    • 4) place non-washables in an airtight plastic bag for 2 wks
  14. Prescription Treatment of Lice
    • 1) lindane: Hexit
    • Kills: Lice, scabies & eggs
    • Uncommon; high ADRs

    Agricultural Pesticide
  15. Lindane Black Box warnings
    • 1) repeats should be avoided
    • 2) must be over 110lbs
    • 3) depensed in 1-2oz sindle dose vials maximum

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