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Dry-On Suffocation-based Pediculicide

Aka: Dry-On Suffocation-based Pediculicide, DSP, Nuvo Lotion, Cetaphil for Head Lice
  1. Indications
    1. Resistant Head Lice
    2. Parental refusal to use standard topical anti-parasitic agents (e.g. Permethrin)
  2. Mechanism
    1. Suffocates Head Lice
  3. Preparations
    1. Nuvo-Lotion is Cetaphil (OTC)
  4. Technique
    1. Cetaphil applied to hair and hair blow-dried
    2. Nit removal not required
    3. May be repeated weekly
  5. Efficacy
    1. Highly effective with low rate of recurrence
  6. Resources
    1. Nuvo Protocol Resource
      1. http://nuvoforheadlice.com
  7. References
    1. Pearlman (2004) Pediatrics 114:e275-9 [PubMed]

dromostanolone propionate (C0058758)

Definition (NCI) The propionate salt form of dromostanolone, a synthetic anabolic steroid related to dihydrotestosterone that has antiestrogenic effects. Dromostanolone inhibits the growth of estrogen receptor-presenting breast cancers; its virilizing effects limit its clinical usefulness. (NCI)
Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Steroid (T110)
MSH C007561
SnomedCT 327294001, 417263004
English 2 alpha-methyldihydrotestosterone propionate, drostanolone propionate, Dromostanolone Propionate, 2 Alpha-Methyldihydrotestosterone Propionate, 2-Alpha-Methyldihydrotestosterone Propionate, dromostanolone propionate, 2.alpha.-Methyldihydrotestosterone propionate, DROMOSTANOLONE PROPIONATE, Drostanolone propionate, Drostanolone propionate (product), DSP, Drostanolone Propionate, Emdisterone, Drostanolone propionate (substance)
Spanish propionato de drostanolona (producto), propionato de drostanolona, propionato de drostanolona (sustancia)
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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