Benzyl Alcohol Lotion Information
If you have head lice, your healthcare provider may prescribe benzyl alcohol lotion (Ulesfia®). This medication comes in the form of a lotion that is applied to the hair and scalp for at least 10 minutes. Two applications of this medicated lotion are necessary, with seven days between treatments.
In many cases, people tolerate this medication well. However, possible side effects can include skin irritation and numbness at the application site. Reactions to this medicine tend to be minor and are typically easy to treat.
Before using this drug, make sure to review the safety information for benzyl alcohol lotion with your healthcare provider. This product may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions or if you are taking any other types of medicine. You may not be able to use this product if you have certain allergies or skin conditions.
(For more information on this drug, click Benzyl Alcohol Lotion. This article provides a more in-depth discussion, explaining how this prescription lotion works, what to expect while using it, and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.)