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Generic: benzyl alcohol topical
It lotion is used to treat lice of the hair and scalp
               



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What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected.

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:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • eye or skin irritation

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):

  • itching
  • redness

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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