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Scabies and lice
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Drug Name:

OVIDE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Malathion 0.5%; lotion; contains alcohol 78%.

Company:
Taro Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for OVIDE:

Head lice.

Adults and Children:

<6yrs: not recommended. ≥6yrs: apply to dry hair until hair and scalp are thoroughly wet. Let hair dry naturally (do not use blow dryer or other heat source). Shampoo and rinse after 8–12 hours; remove dead lice and eggs with nit comb. May repeat once after 7–9 days. Wash hands after application. Wash or dryclean bedding or clothing appropriately.

Contraindications:

Neonates. Infants.

Warnings/Precautions:

For use on scalp only. Remove if irritation occurs, may reapply if irritation subsides; discontinue if irritation recurs. Avoid eyes. Product is flammable; keep away from heat and flame (including smoking, hair dryers, electric curlers). Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Pediculicide (organophosphate).

Adverse Reactions:

Stinging, irritation, mild conjunctivitis.

How Supplied:

Lotion—2oz

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