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ULESFIA® Lotion is indicated for the topical treatment of head lice infestation in patients 6 months of age and older.

Limitation Of Use

ULESFIA® Lotion does not have ovocidal activity.

Adjunctive Measures

ULESFIA® 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 nits.


ULESFIA® Lotion is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.

Using the guidelines in Table 1, apply sufficient ULESFIA® Lotion to dry hair to completely saturate the scalp and hair; leave on for 10 minutes, then thoroughly rinse off with water. Repeat application after 7 days. Avoid contact with eyes.

Table 1: ULESFIA® Lotion Usage Guideline

Hair Length Amount of ULESFIA® Lotionper Application
    Ounces 8 oz bottle Size
Short 0-2 inches 4-6 oz ½ to ¾ bottle
2-4 inches 6-8 oz ¾-1 bottle
Medium 4-8 inches 8-12 oz 1-1½ bottles
8-16 inches 12-24 oz 1½-3 bottles
Long 16-22 inches 24-32 oz 3-4 bottles
Over 22 inches 32-48 oz 4-6 bottles


Dosage Forms And Strengths

ULESFIA® Lotion is a white topical lotion containing benzyl alcohol, 5% (50 mg/g of lotion).

Storage And Handling

ULESFIA® Lotion is a white topical lotion containing benzyl alcohol, 5% (50 mg/g of lotion)

NDC 59212-780-08 as an 8 fl oz (227 g) in a polypropylene bottle
NDC 59212-780-88 as a package containing two individual 8 fl oz (NDC 59212-780-08) polypropylene bottles with a nit comb

Store at 20° C - 25° C (68° F - 77° F); excursions permitted to 15° C - 30° C (59° F - 86° F) [See USP controlled room temperature].

Do not freeze.

MANUFACTURED FOR: Concordia Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bridgetown, Barbados BB11128. BY: Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 6L6, Canada. Revised: 09/2013

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/17/2016

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