Hedrin lotion lice treatment
£12.00 – £32.99
Hedrin lotion is used to treat infestations of head lice. It is a cutaneous solution which is
highly effective against head lice
What is Hedrin lotion?
Hedrin lotion lice treatment is used to treat infestations of head lice. It is a cutaneous solution which is highly effective against head lice
What are head lice?
Head lice or nits are common in young children. Head to head contact spreads nits. Do you have an itchy head and feel something moving in your hair? If so, you may have picked up nits. Use a fine toothed comb in your hair, any nits will look like small insects. You should treat head lice as soon as you spot them. Use Hedrin lotion lice treatment to kill head lice. Additionally treat the whole family at the same time if needed.
How do you use Hedrin lotion?
Apply sufficient lotion evenly over DRY hair ensuring that the scalp is fully covered.
• Work into the hair spreading the liquid evenly from the roots to tips. Allow the hair to dry naturally.
• Leave on the hair for at least 8 hours or overnight.
• Wash the hair with normal shampoo, rinse thoroughly with water and dry.
Duration of treatment
• It is important that Hedrin® Lotion is applied again after seven days to deal with any lice which may hatch in that time. Failure to repeat the treatment may result in the return of a louse infestation.
See our other lice treatments
Like all medicines Hedrin lotion may have some possible side-effects.
Dimeticone is usually well tolerated.
Minor adverse events include skin irritation, an itchy or flaky scalp and irritation around the eyes.
Single cases of hair loss have been reported.
Signs of hypersensitivity reactions including rash, urticaria, generalised pruritus, and breathing difficulties.
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