Generic: benzyl alcohol topical
A topical anti-infective - It lotion is used to treat lice of the hair and scalp
What if I miss a dose?If you miss your second dose, use it as soon as you can. Do not use double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?Interactions are not expected.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non- prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?All recently worn clothing, hats, used bedding, and towels should be washed in hot water or dry- cleaned. Combs, brushes, and hair clips should also be washed in hot water.
This medicine gets rid of lice, but it does not get rid of their eggs. A second treatment is needed 7 days after the first treatment.
Head lice can be spread from one person to another by direct contact with clothing, hats, scarves, bedding, towels, washcloths, hairbrushes, and combs. All members of your household should be examined for head lice and should receive treatment if they are found to be infected. If you have any questions about this, check with your doctor or health care professional.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1- 800- FDA- 1088.