isopropyl myristate (OTC)

Brand and Other Names:Resultz
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Dosing & Uses

AdultPediatric

Head Lice Infestation

Apply on Day 1, repeat on Day 7

Short Hair: 30-60 mL per application (total treatment 60-120 mL)

Shoulder Length: 60-90 mL (total treatment 120-180 mL)

Long: 90-120 mL (total treatment 180-240 mL)

Apply to dry hair, massage until scalp & neck wet

Keep 10 min

Rinse with warm water

>4 yo: as adult

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Adverse Effects

Frequency Not Defined

Rash

Contact dermatitis

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Warnings

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity

Cautions

Do not get in eyes, keep eyes closed until rinsed out or protect eyes w/ towels

  • Flush immediately with water if gets in eyes

Do not smoke or be near flame

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category: N/A

Lactation: N/A

Pregnancy Categories

A: Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B: May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C: Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D: Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X: Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA: Information not available.

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