The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Benzyl Alcohol Lotion for Head Lice
July 27, 2009 (Issue: 1317)The FDA has approved benzyl alcohol lotion, 5% (Ulesfia Lotion - Sciele) for treatment of head lice in patients ≥6 months old. The active ingredient is 5% benzyl alcohol; the vehicle is 5% mineral oil.
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