Adult Dosing .
Dosage forms: 0.9% susp
- [apply x1]
- Max: 120 mL; Info: may repeat x1 in 7 days if live lice present
Peds Dosing .
- Dosage forms: 0.9% susp
- [>6 mo]
- Dose: apply x1; Max: 120 mL; Info: may repeat x1 in 7 days if live lice present
- hypersens. to drug/class/compon.
- pts <6 mo
Drug Interactions .
No significant interactions known or found for this drug. Caution always advised with multiple medications.
Adverse Reactions .
may occur but none reported
- application site erythema
- ocular erythema
Lactation: Safety Unknown
no routine tests recommended
Benzyl Alcohol Content
avoid use in neonates due to incr. risk of systemic absorption; serious, potentially fatal 'gasping syndrome' may occur
Metabolism: unknown; CYP450: unknown; Info: minimal systemic absorption
Excretion: unknown; Half-life: unknown
Subclass: Antiparasitics, Topical
Mechanism of Action
causes neuronal excitation, leading to lice paralysis and death
Manufacturer: Pernix Therapeutics
Approximate Retail Price
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