What is Hedrin Protect & Go?
Hedrin Protect & Go is a treatment that helps to protect the head from potential lice infestation. It is perfect to use for children just being going to social events where a high number of children will be present. This spray uses the active ingredient Actividol, which is not a poison. Instead, it dehydrates the lice and kills them, which means that they cannot become immune to this treatment.
What causes head lice in children?
Head lice are contagious and spread primarily by contact between people. In children, this will be common in places such as a school. Besides contact, sharing of items such as combs, hats, and also fabric items such as towels. Symptoms of head lice include an itchy scalp and the feeling of something crawling on your head. You may also find sores and scabs on the head.
Who is this Hedrin spray suitable for?
This spray is suitable to be used by children aged 6 months and over. For any adult who is suffering from head lice, an alternative form of treatment is more likely to be suitable. It should not be used by any child who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the spray. Anyone who is using any other form of medication should speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.
How should Hedrin Protect & Go be used?
This spray should be applied after washing the hair, at least twice a week. Apply the spray to dry hair and blow dry or leave to dry naturally. When using, do not breathe in the spray.
Are there any side effects?
A side effect could occur as a result of an allergic reaction. If you notice any side effect when using, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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What are nits and head lice?
Is your child itching away at their head like there’s no tomorrow? Are you tired of telling them to stop scratching their scalp?
Well don’t just assume that they’re being overly dramatic about a little itching, because they could be suffering with head lice!
Yes, those little lice could be making your head a home right now, so let’s take a look at what you can do to evict them before they invite all of their little lousy friends over for a party.
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