Controlling head lice: OTC is no longer an option.

Infestations were previously estimated at 6-12 million per year, but these rates don’t account for a significantly larger US population three decades later.1,2

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Social stigma exacerbates the distress

This includes social distress, high anxiety and depression for parents and children that often results in missed days at work and at school.6,7

Upset youth

References:

  1. Atkinson L. Clore ER. Kisel BE, et al. Internal and external parasites. Pediatrics. 1986; I: 1-7.
  2. US Census Bureau, 2017.
  3. Gellatly KJ, Krim S,Palenchar DJ, et al. Expansion of the knockdown resistance frequency map for human head lice (phthirapteran: pediculidae) in the United States using quantitative sequencing. Journal of Medical Entomology, 2016:1-7.
  4. Johannes C van der Wouden, Tim Klootwijk , Laurence Le Cleach , Giao Do , Robert Vander Stichele , Arie Knuistingh Neven , Just AH Eekhof: The Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group; Interventions for treating head lice. The Cochrane Library 2011.
  5. Devore CD, Schutze GE. And the Council on School Health and Committee on Infectious Diseases. Head Lice (Clinical Report). Pediatrics. 2015; 135(5):e1355- e1365.
  6. Gordon S.C. Shared vulnerability: a theory of caring for children with persistent head lice. J School Nursing. 2007;23(5): 283-291.
  7. DP Wes., Head Lice Treatment Costs and the Impact on Managed Care, Amer J of Managed Care, September 1, 2004.

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Indication
Natroba™ Topical Suspension is a pediculicide indicated for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients six (6) months of age and older.

Adjunctive Measures
Natroba™ Topical Suspension should be used in the context of an overall lice management program:

Important Safety Information

Indication
Natroba™ Topical Suspension is a pediculicide indicated for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients six (6) months of age and older.

Adjunctive Measures
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 when administered intravenously. Most common adverse events were: application site redness (3%), eye redness (2%) and application site irritation (1%).

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