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Quellada-M liquid contains the following active ingredient:
Malathion 0.5% w/w
It also contains the following inactive ingredients: Methyl Hydroxybenzoate (E218), Propyl HydroxyJenzoate (E216), Lanette Wax SX, Potassium Citrate, Citric Acid, Perfume HT 52, Water.
Malathion is an insecticide which acts on the insects' nervous system.
For the eradication of head lice, pubic lice and their eggs, and the treatment of scabies.
Before using Quellada-M Liquid
Do not use Quellada-M liquid if you are sensitive to any of the ingredients listed above.
Make sure Quellada-M liquid is suitable for you to use - ask your Doctor or Pharmacist.
Do not use on children aged six months and under unless under medical supervision.
If you are treating a large number of children, then wear protective plastic or rubber gloves.
Avoid contact with the eyes. In the event of contact with the eyes, rinse thoroughly with water. If there is persistent irritation, seek medical advice immediately.
For external use only.
Use with caution if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
The treatment may effect permed, pre-rinsed, coloured or bleached hair.
For Adults, the Elderly and Children aged 6 Months and Over
As this product does not contain alcohol it may be I more suitable for those with asthma or eczema.
1 Treatment of Head Lice
Rub the liquid into the scalp until all the hair and scalp is thoroughly moistened. Leave the hair to dry naturally in a warm but well ventilated room. After 12 hours, or the next day, if preferred, shampoo the hair in the normal way.
Rinse the hair and comb whilst wet to remove dead lice and eggs (nits) using a louse comb.
2 Treatment of Crab (Pubic) lice
Apply Quellada-M liquid to the entire skin surface. Pay particular attention to all hairy areas including beards and mourtaches. Avoid any other areas above the neck. Leave on for at least one hour before washing but preferably Quellada-M liquid should be left on overnight. Wash off in the usual manner.
3 Treatment of Scabies
Apply Quellada-M liquid to the entire skin surface. In adults it may not be necessary to apply above the neck but children under the age of two years should have a thin film of Quellada-M liquid applied to the scalp, face and ears, avoiding the eyes and mouth.
Do not wash off or bathe for 24 hours. If hands or any other parts must be washed during this period, the treatment must be re-applied to those areas immediately.
No special sterilisation of clothing is necessary, ordinary laundering or dry-cleaning with hot-iron pressing are sufficient.
The infestation is cleared by the treatment. However, the itching and rash may persist for up to 7 days. An anti-irritant cream can be applied if necessary.
Family members and close contacts should also be treated simultaneously.
Continued prolonged treatment with this product should be avoided. It should be used not more than once a week and for not more than three consecutive weeks.
Children aged 6 Months and Under, on medical advice only. In the event of deliberate or accidental ingestion seek medical advice immediately.