Who should not use malathion?


Do not use malathion on neonates or infants, since the skin on their scalps is thin and more likely to absorb the drug. Do not use malathion if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.

Talk to your doctor before using malathion while pregnant or breastfeeding.

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