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Lice Bedding Spray

Brand names: Acticin, Nix Complete Lice System, Nix Complete Lice Treatment, Nix Cream Rinse, Nix Cream Rinse.
Drug class: Topical antiseptic

What is Lice Bedding Spray?

Permethrin is an anti-parasite medicine.Use Lice Bedding Spray (for the skin) to treat head lice and scabies.This medication guide does not list all possible uses for Lice Bedding Spray.

Side effects of Lice Bedding Spray

Seek immediate medical care if you have any of these symptoms: difficulty breathing, hives, swelling in your face, lips, throat, or tongue.

If you experience severe burning, stinging, or redness after using Lice Bedding Spray, call your doctor immediately.

Side effects of Lice Bedding Spray include:

  • Mild itching, or mild rash.
  • The area where the medication was applied may feel numb or tingly.
  • Headache, dizziness;
  • Fever
  • Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea.|

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The FDA can be contacted at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.

Similar/related drugs

Topical ivermectin, sodium chloride topical, topical permethrin, elimite, lindane topical, topical acetic acid, Nix Lice Control


Please read all the instructions on the label or package of your medication. Tell your doctor about any medical conditions you may have, allergies and medications that you take.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to permethrin or chrysanthemums, then do not use Lice Bedding Spray.If you are suffering from other medical conditions, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether it's safe to take this medication.It is unlikely that Lice Bedding Spray will harm an unborn child. Tell your doctor that you're pregnant.Permethrin topical does not pass into breast milk. It is unknown if this could harm a baby who is nursing. This medicine should not be used while breastfeeding.It is not recommended to use Lice Bedding Spray on children younger than 2 months.

How to take Lice Bedding Spray?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use the recommended dose and do not exceed it.When you first use Lice Bedding Spray, your skin may experience temporary swelling, itching, or redness.This medicine should not be taken by mouth. Only apply this medicine to the skin. Apply to closed cuts and wounds only. Rinse your mouth and eyes if the medication gets into your eyes. Do not use the surface spray on your skin.Shake the medicine well before using it. You should follow the instructions on the label of the medication.

To treat scabies:

  • The skin should be cleaned and dried. Apply a thin coating of this medicine to all parts of your body, from the neck to the soles. Rub it in thoroughly. Rub in completely.
  • Apply the Lice Bedding spray to an infant's scalp, forehead, and temples. Apply the spray away from eyes, noses, mouths, and genitals.
  • Apply Lice Bedding Spray again if your condition doesn't improve within 14 days.

How to treat head lice

  • Shampoo only. No conditioners or 2-in-1 shampoos. Towel dry your hair after rinsing it thoroughly.
  • Use a washcloth or towel to protect your eyes. Leave the medication on for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
  • A nit-comb can also be used to remove lice from hair. While using a nitcomb, your hair should be damp. Only work on one section at a time. Comb through 1 to 2 inch strands of hair from the scalp down to the ends.
  • Rinse your nit-comb frequently during use. Removed nits should be placed in a plastic bag sealed with a lid and thrown away.
  • Make sure to check the scalp daily to ensure that all nits are gone.
  • Use a second treatment if you see nits 7 days after the first application.

How to treat crabs (lice)

  • All sexual partners must be treated.
  • The treatment area should be cleaned and dried. Use Lice Bedding Spray to cover all pubic hair, as well as any hairs around the anus and on the thighs.
  • Let the medicine sit on your skin for 10 minutes. Work into a lather, and then rinse with warm water
  • Use a nit-comb to remove lice from pubic hair. The hair should be damp.

To avoid reinfection, wash and dry all clothing, hats, and bed linens in hot water. Dry-clean all clothing that cannot be washed. All hair brushes, hair combs, and hair accessories should be soaked in hot water for 10 minutes.

Surface sprays of permethrin can be used to disinfect items that are not washable, such as:

  • Furniture;
  • Mattresses and pillows
  • Stuffed toys
  • Hats, scarves, and glove
  • Headbands or headphones?
  • The inside of a helmet for a bicycle
  • Seats and carpets in your car

For 4 weeks, you should seal stuffed toys and pillows that can't be washed in an airtight bag. Shake the item outside after removing it from the bag.Vacuum all carpets, rugs, and car seats. Throw away the vacuum bag.To ensure that you get rid of lice and scabies completely, treat the environment (clothing, bedding, etc.) as well as your hair or body.Store Lice Bedding spray is at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss the dose?

You are unlikely to have a schedule for Lice Bedding Spray, as it is typically only needed once. Wait at least seven days before applying for a second application.

What happens if I overdose?

If you believe you've used too much or someone has accidentally ingested the medication, call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

If Lice Bedding Spray accidentally gets into your eyes, rinse with water.It is important to avoid sexual or intimate contact with others until your lice or scabies infection has cleared up. You should avoid sexual or intimate contact until you have cleared up your lice or scabies infection. Avoid sharing hair brushes and combs. Also, avoid sharing hats, clothes, bed linens, or other personal items.Do not use other medications to treat the area you treated with Lice Bedding spray unless you have been told by your doctor.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs that you may take orally or even inject are unlikely to have any effect on Lice Bedding spray applied topically. Many drugs interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all the medications and supplements you are taking, even vitamins and herbal products.