What is Derbac M?
Derbac M is a treatment for head lice and nits which can also be used to treat pubic lice and scabies. It can be used by anyone over the age of 6 months old, making it ideal for all the family. Derbac M does not contain alcohol, which may make it more suitable for those who suffer from asthma or eczema.
What are head lice and nits?
Head lice and their eggs (which are also known as nits) are a common problem that often affects young children. Head lice are tiny insects which cling to the hair, where they lay their eggs. If you have head lice, your scalp may feel itchy and you may be able to feel something moving in your hair. You may also be able to see the lice and nits in your hair.
How does Derbac M treat head lice or nits?
Derbac M uses the active ingredient malathion, which kills head lice, nits, pubic lice and scabies mites. It blocks a natural enzyme in the nit or mite, stopping it from growing and leading to their death.
Can I use this product if I have asthma or eczema?
Derbac M is an alcohol-free formula which makes it ideal for those who suffer from asthma or eczema. The alcohol in other similar treatments can aggravate these conditions, making Derbac M the perfect alternative.