New Approval!

Sanofi

Sanofi announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sklice (ivermectin) lotion, 0.5% for the topical treatment of head lice, in patients 6 months of age and older. Effective and well-tolerated, Sklice Lotion treats lice in most patients with a single 10-minute application of the lotion, without nit combing.

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One thought on “New Approval!

  1. Mohammad Arafat Siddiqui

    Head lice are wingless, parasites that feed on human blood and live close to the human scalp. They move by crawling and are mainly spread by head-to-head contact, most commonly among preschool children attending child care, elementary schoolchildren and the household members of infested children. Infrequently, transmission may occur by contact with items recently used by an infested person, such as clothing, brushes, towels or pillows.

    Although head lice infestation is not related to cleanliness, patients experience social stigma, embarrassment and low self-esteem. The process of eradicating lice and their nits can be stressful, tedious and costly.

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