Advise Reapplying Nix in 7 to 10 Days Even if Labels Say Otherwise

New guidelines will help head off old concerns about head lice.

Continue to suggest OTC permethrin 1% (Nix, etc) or pyrethrins (Rid, etc) first, plus REtreatment on day 9...even if labels say otherwise.

If lice persist, suggest benzyl alcohol (Ulesfia) for kids 6 months and older...or malathion (Ovide, etc) in kids 2 years and up.

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