FDA Approved: * March 6, 2009
Pharm Company: * SYNERX PHARMA
Category: Scabies & Lice

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Malathion Overview

Malathion is an organophosphate insecticide which acts as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. In the USSR, it was known as carbophos, in New Zealand and Australia as maldison and in South Africa as mercaptothion. Contents 1 Pesticide use 2 Mechanism of action 3 Production method 4 Medical use 5 Safety 5.1 General 5.2 Carcinogenicity 5.3 Amphibians 6 See also 7 References 8 External links Pesticide use Malathion is a pesticide that is widely used in agriculture, residential landscapin...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Lotion: 0.5%, 0.50%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Malathion: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 42043-150 Malathion 5 mg/ml Topical Lotion by Karalex Pharma, LLC, Woodcliff Lake, Nj 07677
  • 51672-5277 Malathion .005 g/ml Topical Lotion by Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.a., Inc.
  • 51672-5294 Malathion .0005 g/ml Topical Lotion by Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.a., Inc.
  • 68022-0001 Malathion .005 g/ml Topical Lotion by Suven Life Sciences Limited

Other drugs which contain Malathion or a similar ingredient: (1 result)