New head lice treatments

Linicin Lotion 15 min and NYDA are head lice treatments containing dimeticone that are now available on prescription. Dimeticone works by suffocating the lice, nymphs and eggs.

Head lice combing
Head lice combing

Linicin Lotion 15 min

Linicin Lotion 15 min is suitable for use in both adults and children over 6 months and can be used during breastfeeding and pregnancy. The lotion should be applied to the scalp and hair and left on for 15 minutes before washing out with normal shampoo.

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Further Information: Meda Pharmaceuticals



NYDA is suitable for use in adults and children over 2 years. The solution should be applied to dry hair and left on for at least 8 hours before washing out with normal shampoo.

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Further Information: LogixX Pharma Solutions

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