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benzyl alcohol

[′ben·zəl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5CH2OH An alcohol that melts at 15.3°C, boils at 205.8°C, and is soluble in water and readily soluble in alcohol and ether; valued for the esters it forms with acetic, benzoic, and sebacic acids and used in the soap, perfume, and flavor industries. Also known as phenylmethanol.
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We are pleased to introduce Ulesfia during the summer camp months and ahead of the back-to-school period, two settings and seasons when head lice infestations are prevalent and cause anxiety for parents and children," said Ed Schutter, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sciele Pharma.
The increase was partially offset by revenue declines in Kapvay, Orapred and Ulesfia.
consists of the following products: ADHD-treatment Kapvay (clonidine extended release tablets), head lice treatment Ulesfia (benzyl alcohol) Lotion, asthma-related medication Orapred ODT (prednisolone sodium phosphate orally disintegrating tablets), irritable bowel syndrome treatment Donnatal (belladonna alkaloids, phenobarbital) and Zonegran (zonisamide) for treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy.
s pharmaceutical business consists of ADHD-treatment Kapvay (clonidine extended release tablets), Head Lice Treatment Ulesfia (benzyl alcohol) Lotion, Asthma-related medication Orapred ODT (prednisolone sodium phosphate orally disintegrating tablets) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome treatment Donnatal (belladonna alkaloids, phenobarbital).