July 26, 2010
The American Academy of Pediatrics released their Updated Head Lice Report in the online version of Pediatrics earlier this week. Key points include a call to abandon school No Nit Policies , pediatricians are encouraged to take an active role in diagnosis and providing information, diagnosis needs to be confirmed before treatment and treatments should have a clinical record of efficacy and safety for consideration.
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Ask your doctor if Natroba Topical Suspension is right for you or your child.
Natroba Topical Suspension is a pediculicide indicated for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients four (4) years of age and older.
Natroba TM Topical Suspension 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-toothed comb or special nit comb may be used to remove dead lice and nits.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Natroba Topical Suspension contains benzyl alcohol and is not recommended for use in neonates and infants below the age of 6 months. Systemic
exposure to benzyl alcohol has been associated with serious adverse reactions and death in neonates and low birth-weight infants.
Most common adverse events were: application site redness (3%), redness and irritation of the eyes (2%) and application site irritation (1%).
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.