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Drug Name:

NIX OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Permethrin 1%; crm rinse.

Company:
Prestige Brands, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for NIX:

Treatment of head lice.

Adults and Children:

<2mos: not recommended. ≥2mos: apply to washed and towel-dried hair, saturating hair and scalp. Allow to remain on hair for 10mins, then rinse. Remove nits with provided comb. Repeat after ≥7 days if living lice still observed. Wash or dryclean bedding and clothing appropriately.

Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid eyes, inside the nose, ear, mouth, or vagina. Ragweed allergy. May cause breathing difficulty or asthmatic attack. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Pediculicide.

Adverse Reactions:

Skin irritation, dyspnea.

How Supplied:

Rinse (w. comb)—2oz, 4oz (2 x 2oz)


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