Education is key to eradicating the stigma.

Head lice infestations can cause social distress, high anxiety and depression for the entire family.1,2 It is a stigmatizing condition that is often incorrectly associated with being unclean, living in poverty, and/or poor parenting.1

Child looking longingly
Child itchy head

What’s more, a number of children experience persistent head lice infestation lasting weeks, months or even years—adding to caregiver strain and vulnerability of being ostracized by peers and losing self-integrity.1

Child comforting parent

Parents express their concern

Parent #1

Parent #1

My son doesn’t want to go back to school. Everyone knows we’ve had head lice. We don’t have it anymore, but no one wants to play with him or his sister.

Parent #2

Parent #2

Every time they find lice, I have to leave work and go get my daughter. I finally lost my job because they couldn’t depend on me.

References:

  1. Gordon S.C. Shared vulnerability: a theory of caring for children with persistent head lice. J School Nursing. 2007;23(5): 283-291.
  2. 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.

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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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