SECTION EDITOR: MICHAEL BIGBY, MD; ASSISTANT SECTION EDITORS: OLIVIER CHOSIDOW, MD, PhD; ROBERT P. DELLAVALLE, MD, PhD, MSPH; DAIHUNG DO, MD; URBÀ GONZÁLEZ, MD, PhD; CATALIN M. POPESCU, MD, PhD; HYWEL WILLIAMS, MSc, PhD, FRCP
Commentary on: Efficacy and safety of spinosad and permethrin creme rinses for pediculosis capitis (head lice)Stough D, Shellabarger S, Quiring J, Gabrielsen AA Jr Pediatrics. 2009;124(3):e389-e395
Objective: To determine if, in patients with head lice, spinosad cream rinse is more effective than permethrin.
Design: Two identical, multicenter, randomized, evaluator/investigator-blinded, active-controlled trials.
Popescu CM, Popescu R. Efficacy and Safety of Spinosad Cream Rinse for Head Lice. Arch Dermatol. 2012;148(9):1065–1069. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2012.1464
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