Applying Sklice Lotion

Follow the instructions below, or download printable
instructions for Sklice Lotion.

Time to get started? Just follow these step-by-step instructions.

Ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have any questions about the right way to
apply Sklice Lotion.1

To prevent accidental ingestion, adult supervision is required for pediatric application.

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    Step 1

    Hair and scalp must be dry before applying Sklice Lotion. Use the top of the cap to break the tamper-evident seal on the tube.1

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    Step 2

    Apply Sklice Lotion directly to dry hair and scalp.1

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    Step 3

    Completely cover scalp and hair closest to the scalp first, and then apply outwards towards the ends of hair.1

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    Step 4

    Rub Sklice Lotion throughout hair. It is important to completely cover the entire head so that all lice and eggs are exposed to the lotion. Be sure that each hair is coated from the scalp to the tip. Use up to 1 entire tube (4 oz) to completely cover hair and scalp.1

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    Step 5

    Allow Sklice Lotion to stay on hair and scalp for 10 minutes after it has been applied. Use a timer or clock. Start timing after hair and scalp are completely covered with Sklice Lotion.1

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    Step 6

    After 10 minutes, completely rinse Sklice Lotion from hair and scalp using only water. You or anyone who helps you apply Sklice Lotion should wash their hands after application. Do not use Sklice Lotion again without talking to your health care provider first.1

  • For topical use only. Do not swallow. Sklice Lotion is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.

  • The tube is intended for single use; discard any unused portion.

  • Avoid contact with eyes.

Follow the instructions above, or download printable instructions for Sklice Lotion.

 
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR SKLICE LOTION:

The most common side effects from Sklice Lotion include eye redness or soreness, eye irritation, dandruff, dry skin, and burning sensation of the skin.

Click here to see the full Prescribing Information for Sklice Lotion.

INDICATION:

Sklice Lotion is a prescription medication for topical use on the hair and scalp only, for treatment of head lice in people 6 months of age and older.

ADJUNCTIVE MEASURES:

Sklice Lotion should be used in the context of an overall lice management program.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR SKLICE LOTION

Indication:

Sklice Lotion is a prescription medication for topical use on the hair and scalp only, for treatment of head lice in people 6 months of age and older.

Adjunctive Measures:

Sklice 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.

BEFORE USING SKLICE LOTION, TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU OR YOUR CHILD:

  • have any skin conditions or sensitivities

  • have any other medical conditions

  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Sklice Lotion can harm your unborn baby.

  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Sklice Lotion passes into your breast milk.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR SKLICE LOTION:

To prevent accidental ingestion, adult supervision is required for pediatric application. Avoid contact with eyes.

The most common side effects from Sklice Lotion include eye redness or soreness, eye irritation, dandruff, dry skin, and burning sensation of the skin.

Talk with your doctor if you or your child have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see the full Prescribing Information for Sklice Lotion.

REFERENCES

  1. Sklice Lotion [Patient Information]. Swiftwater, PA: Sanofi Pasteur Inc.; 2012.

  2. Frankowski BL, Bocchini JA Jr; Council on School Health and Committee on Infectious Diseases. Head lice. Pediatrics. 2010;126(2):392-403.

aQualifying patients are eligible for a maximum of 1 benefit. Depending on your out-of-pocket costs the benefit may vary. Pay no more than $25 for up to 1 prescription (maximum benefit is $100 off per prescription depending on your out-of-pocket costs). Sanofi Pasteur reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer without notice.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR SKLICE LOTION:

The most common side effects from Sklice Lotion include eye redness or soreness, eye irritation, dandruff, dry skin, and burning sensation of the skin.

Click here to see the full Prescribing Information for Sklice Lotion.

INDICATION:

Sklice Lotion is a prescription medication for topical use on the hair and scalp only, for treatment of head lice in people 6 months of age and older.

ADJUNCTIVE MEASURES:

Sklice Lotion should be used in the context of an overall lice management program.