Benzyl Alcohol Topical Lotion
DO NOT take this medicine by mouth.
Rub the medicine into dry hair and scalp.
Keep eyes tightly closed and covered with a towel while medicine is being applied.
Cover entire head, including behind ears and the back of the neck, and all of the hair with medicine.
Leave it on for 10 minutes.
Rinse hair with water, and shampoo right after treatment.
Comb hair with a fine-toothed comb to remove lice and their eggs (nits) afterward.
Repeat the treatment after 1 week.
Follow the instructions on the package to use this medicine correctly.
Do not apply heat to the areas where this medicine is used.
Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.
Please ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist how to discard unused medicines safely.
This medicine should only be used on the skin.
You must follow your healthcare provider's instructions carefully to kill all the bugs and avoid becoming infected again.
Family members and anyone who has been in close contact should be checked to see if they also need to be treated.
Avoid getting the medicine in the eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash the medicine off your fingers after applying it.
Avoid getting this medicine inside the vagina.
Gently rub the medicine into area until evenly spread.
Do not use on damaged or irritated skin, or skin that has not healed.
Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth after handling the medicine.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.
This medicine is available over-the-counter and does not require a prescription.
Do not freeze the medicine.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- burning or stinging
- flaking or peeling skin
- skin irritation where medicine is applied
- skin redness
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- swelling of the face, mouth, tongue or throat
This medicine usually has no side effects.
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
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