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FOR HEAD LICE1

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ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When you encounter head lice for the first time, it makes sense to have a lot of questions. These answers may help you focus on what you need to do and what you don’t need to worry about.

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What are head lice? What do lice look like?

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Should I call the doctor if I suspect head lice?

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What are nits?

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How can you tell if you have head lice?

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How do I check my child for head lice and nits?

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How can I tell if it's head lice or dandruff?

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How does someone get head lice?

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Can selfies spread head lice?

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What about head lice and pets?

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Do head lice fly or jump from person to person?

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What’s the life cycle of a head louse?

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How long can head lice live in a mattress, pillowcase, or other bedding?

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Should I use an insect spray to treat furniture, rugs, or anything else that may have come in contact with an infested head?

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Who gets head lice?

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Do head lice transmit diseases?

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Do home remedies get rid of head lice?

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Does chlorine (from a swimming pool) kill head lice?

If the doctor confirms head lice, ask about FDA-approved Sklice® Lotion—a 10-minute treatment for patients as young as 6 months old.6

References: 1. Data on file. Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC. 2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Frequently asked questions (FAQs). http://cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head/gen-info/faqs.html. Accessed May 31, 2016. 3. Patient. Checking for head lice. http://patient.info/health/checking-for-head-lice. Accessed June 1, 2016. 4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevention & control. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head-prevent.html. Accessed May 31, 2016. 5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Treatment frequently asked questions (FAQs). http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head/gen-info/faqs_treat.html. Accessed May 31, 2016. 6. Sklice Lotion [package insert].

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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.

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.


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.

Please see the full Prescribing Information for Sklice Lotion.