Dermatology Handbook

The professional's guide to product selection


Omega Pharma


Lyclear contains permethrin, which belongs to a group of anti-parasitic agents called pyrethroids. Permethrin is rapidly absorbed across the insect cuticle. The principal physiological action is the induction of electrochemical abnormalities across the membranes of excitable cells, leading to sensory hyperexcitability, incoordination and prostration. When presented in an aqueous base, the ovicidal activity of permethrin is increased by the addition of an alcohol


For the treatment of infections with the head louse Pediculus humanus capitis


118ml, £7.75

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