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Spinosad Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 0.9%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Lice

Apply enough topical suspension to cover dry scalp, then apply to dry hair; leave on for 10 minutes, then thoroughly rinse off the drug with warm water.

Comments:
-Depending on hair length, up to 120 mL may be used to sufficiently cover scalp and hair.
-A second treatment should be applied if live lice are seen 7 days after the first treatment.

Use: For the topical treatment of head lice infestation

Usual Pediatric Dose for Lice

6 months or older: Apply enough topical suspension to cover dry scalp, then apply to dry hair; leave on for 10 minutes, then thoroughly rinse off the drug with warm water.

Comments:
-Depending on hair length, up to 120 mL may be used to sufficiently cover scalp and hair.
-A second treatment should be applied if live lice are seen 7 days after the first treatment.

Use: For the topical treatment of head lice infestation

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety has not been established in patients younger than 6 months; this drug is not recommended for use in patients younger than 6 months.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Use this drug in the context of an overall lice management program; consult the manufacturer product information for such adjunctive measures.
-For topical use only; not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
-Shake well immediately before use.
-Use only on dry scalp and dry scalp hair.
-Avoid contact with eyes; rinse thoroughly with water if the drug gets in or near the eyes.

General:
-This drug should be used on children only under direct adult supervision.
-Hands should be washed after applying this drug.

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