A-Lices Lotion

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • A-Lices Lotion 0.5% w/w
  • Dosage:
  • 0.5% w/w
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Lotion
  • Units in package:
  • Bottle, plastic, HDPE with PE cap 60 mL, 60 mL
  • Class:
  • General sale
  • Prescription type:
  • General sale
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug
  • Manufactured by:
  • pK Chemicals A/S

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • A-Lices Lotion 0.5% w/w
    New Zealand
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic indications:
  • Eradication of head lice, pubic lice and their eggs.

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Medsafe - Medicines Safety Authority - New Zealand
  • Authorization number:
  • 10951
  • Authorization date:
  • 10-09-2002
  • Last update:
  • 27-09-2017

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

A-Lices Lotion

Malathion 0.5%w/w

What is in this leaflet

Please readthis carefully before youuse your medicine.

This leafletprovides a summary of the information availableon your medicine.

If you haveany concerns about thismedicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep this leaflet with the medicine.You may need to read itagain.

WhatA-Lices Lotion is used for and how it works:

A-Lices Lotion is used for the treatment of head lice, pubic lice andscabies. Itcontains

malathion which kills head lice,crablice andscabies mites

Before you useA-Lices Lotion

Do not use A-Lices Lotion if:

You are allergic to Malathion or to any of the other ingredients

Treating an infant less than 6 months old, except on medicaladvice

Before you start to use it

You must tellyour doctor or pharmacist ifyou:

are pregnant or breast-feeding

HowA-Lices Lotion is used

Follow all directions given to youbyyour doctor or pharmacist. Always check thelabel for

directionsonhow to take your medicine.

Your pharmacistwillhelp ifyouare not sure.

avoid the eyes

if you are ahealthcare professional in regular contact with this productyou should wear

protective gloves

this treatment is for external use only

this treatment should not be used formore than 3 weeks in arow

this treatment may affectpermed, coloured or bleached hair

Adults, Children and Infantsaged 6 months and over:

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For head lice - Apply to dry hair and leave for 8-12 hours, thenwash off.Comb the hair whilst

wet to remove dead lice and eggs (nits). Do notuse conditioner or drywith a hair dryer either

after application of the lotion or afterwashing thelotion off.

Re-apply 5-10 days after the first application.

For pubic lice – Apply the lotion to entire skinsurface. Pay particular attention to thehair of

the pubic area and theadjacent body parts. Leave on for atleastonehour beforewashing

but preferably should beleft on overnight (8-12hours). Wash or bathe inthe usual manner.

For scabies- Apply the lotion to clean and dry skin of the whole body below the neck, paying

particular attention to thegenital areas, folds,creases and under the fingernails andleave for

24 hours, then wash off. Reapply to any areas washed during the 24 hours.

In adults it may not benecessary to apply above the neckbut children 6months to2years

old should have a thin layer of lotion applied to the scalp, face and ears, avoiding the eyes

and mouth

The infection is clearedby treatmentbut itchingand rash may persist forup to 7 days.

A second applicationcanbe made after 7-10 days if necessary

Side Effects

Very rarelyskin irritation

In Case of Overdose

Immediately telephoneyour doctor of Poisons Information Centre (NewZealand 0800

POISON or 0800 764766), or go to the accident and emergency centre at your nearest

hospital,if you or anyone else swallows A-Lices Lotion.

Storage

Do not use any medicine after the expiry date stated on thepackaging.

Do not store above 30°C.

Store in the original package.

Keep it secure where children cannotreach it. Your medicine could harm them.

Disposal

If you have any A-LicesLotion leftover, ask yourpharmacistwhat to dowith any that are left

over.

Product description

Ingredients

A-Lices Lotion also contains water, citric fragrance, emulsifying wax, liquid paraffin,

chlorocrescol (preservative), glycerine, simethicone and sodium hydroxide as a buffer.

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What to do if you want to know more

Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Distributor

AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited

PO Box 33-203, Takapuna

AUCKLAND

Ph: 09 488 0232

Fax: 09 488 0234

Customer.service@aftpharm.com

Date of preparation: October 2009

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