why are nits so hard to get off my hair?
female lice glue their nit to your hair with a very strong gummy solution. it makes the nit really hard to remove.
when does the nit hatch?
one nit can hatch after eight to twelve days and become a nymph.
when does a nymph start laying eggs?
a female nymph will become an adult in three to five days.
how long does a louse live?
a louse will live for about thirty days, so they can make lots of lice in their lifetime.
why does my head itch?
when a louse eats, their bite leaves their saliva in your skin. that's what makes you itch.
can you get a disease from head lice?
most scientists don't think head lice can give you a disease. but if you scratch your head enough, it can cause an infection.
does my hair have to be combed?
with natroba™, nit combing is not required. natroba™ was found to be safe and effective at eliminating head lice without nit combing. most other treatments require nit combing.
talk to your doctor about what treatment is right for you.
natroba™ topical suspension is a pediculicide indicated for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients four (4) years of age and older.
natroba™ topical suspension should be used in the context of an overall lice management program:
- wash (in hot water) or dry clean all recently worn clothing, hats, used bedding and towels
- wash personal care items such as combs, brushes, and hair clips in hot water
a fine-toothed comb or special nit comb may be used to remove dead lice and nits.
important safety information
natroba™ topical suspension contains benzyl alcohol and is not recommended for use in neonates and infants below the age of 6 months. systemic exposure to benzyl alcohol has been associated with serious adverse reactions and death in neonates and low birth-weight infants. most common adverse events were: application site redness (3%), eye redness (2%) and application site irritation (1%).
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