LEXNIL LOTION (Permethrin 5% w/w Lotion)
The Lexnil Lotion is in a class of medications called scabicides and pediculicides. It works by killing lice and mites. It is used to treat lice (small insects that attach themselves to the skin on the head) in adults and children 2 months of age and older. It comes as a lotion to apply to the scalp and hair. Permethrin cream is usually applied to the skin in one treatment, but occasionally a second treatment is necessary. Lexnil Lotion is made for medical uses.