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
six (6) months of age and older.
Natroba™ 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%), eye redness (2%) and application
site irritation (1%).
Consult the Patient Information, Full Prescribing Information and your doctor for more complete information on Natroba™ Topical Suspension.
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.