Isopropyl Myristate

Reviewed on 1/9/2020

Brand Name and Other Names: Resultz

Generic Name: Isopropyl Myristate

Drug Class: Scabicidal Agents

What Is Isopropyl Myristate Used For and How Does it Work?

Isopropyl myristate is used to treat head lice infestation.

Isopropyl myristate is available under the following different brand names: Resultz.

Dosages of Isopropyl Myristate:

Head Lice Infestation

Adults and children older than 4 years:

  • Apply on Day 1, repeat on Day 7
  • Short Hair: 30-60 mL per application (total treatment 60-120 mL)
  • Shoulder Length: 60-90 mL (total treatment 120-180 mL)
  • Long: 90-120 mL (total treatment 180-240 mL)
  • Apply to dry hair, massage until scalp and neck we
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  • Keep 10 min
  • Rinse with warm water

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What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Isopropyl Myristate?

Side effects of Isopropyl Myristate include:

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

What Other Drugs Interact with Isopropyl Myristate?

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider or pharmacist first.

Isopropyl Myristate has no listed interactions with other drugs.

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your physician if you have health questions or concerns.

What Are Warnings and Precautions for Isopropyl Myristate?

Warnings

This medication contains isopropyl myristate. Do not take Resultz if you are allergic to isopropyl myristate or any ingredients contained in this drug.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information available.

Short-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Isopropyl Myristate?"

Long-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Isopropyl Myristate?"

Cautions

  • Do not get in eyes, keep eyes closed until rinsed out or protect eyes w/ towels
  • Flush immediately with water if gets in eyes
  • Do not smoke or be near flame

Pregnancy and Lactation

No information is available about use of isopropyl myristate during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor.

References
https://reference.medscape.com/drug/resultz-isopropyl-myristate-343506

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