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SKLICE™ Lotion is indicated for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients 6 months of age and older.
SKLICE Lotion should be used in the context of an overall lice management program:
- Wash (in hot water) or dry-clean all recently worn clothing, hats, used bedding and towels.
- Wash personal care items such as combs, brushes and hair clips in hot water.
A fine-tooth comb or special nit comb may be used to remove dead lice and units.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
For topical use only. SKLICE Lotion is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
Apply SKLICE Lotion to dry hair in an amount sufficient (up to 1 tube) to thoroughly coat the hair and scalp. Leave SKLICE Lotion on the hair and scalp for 10 minutes, and then rinse off with water.
The tube is intended for single use; discard any unused portion. Avoid contact with eyes.
Dosage Forms and Strengths
Lotion: 0.5%; each gram of lotion contains 5 mg of ivermectin. SKLICE Lotion is an off-white to tan lotion.
SKLICE Lotion, 0.5% is supplied in a 4 oz (117g) laminate tube (NDC 49281-183-71).
Store at room temperature 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 30° C (59° to 86° F) [See USP controlled room temperature]. Do not freeze.
Distributed by: Sanofi Pasteur Inc. Swiftwater, PA 18370 Manufactured by: DPT Laboratories LTD San Antonio, TX 78215.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/22/2012
Additional Sklice Information
- Sklice Drug Interactions Center: ivermectin top
- Sklice Side Effects Center
- Sklice FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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