Will regular medicated shampoos work for a headlice treatment?

Regular medicated shampoos would not work against head lice unless they are made specifically for head lice treatments. Some medicated shampoos can help with itchy scalp if they contain ingredients like tea tree oil.

However, this is only a temporary solution because until you kill the head lice bugs you will not be able to get rid of lice and your lice infestation will only grow larger.