Knicks – a remedy for head lice against head lice

Popular and effective remedy against pediculosis Knicks –
consider its composition, as well as the pros and cons, let’s look at
feedback from our readers and visitors to other resources.

What is included in the composition of funds, the form of release and how it affects

The content of the article:

  • What is included in the composition of funds, the form of release and how it affects
  • Pros and cons of drugs
  • Shampoo Knicks for lice
  • Cream Knicks from pediculosis
  • Use during pregnancy
  • Alternative means against lice

Means Knicks to combat human lice infection
(head lice) are insecticides, and contain
The following chemical components:

  • Permethrin
  • Cetyl alcohol
  • Stearalconium chloride
  • Isopropanol
  • Gietellosa
  • Propylene glycol
  • Macrogola stearate
  • Methyl and propyl benzoate
  • Canadian Fir Balm
  • Dye
  • Flavoring
  • Water

Knicks products are available in the form of shampoo and
cream, 59 ml in one bottle. The kit also includes
instructions for use and a special comb with
frequent teeth for combing nits.

The main active ingredient in the composition of Nix is
permethrin that disrupts the functioning of the nervous
systems of parasites, which leads to their paralysis and death.

Pros and cons of drugs

Next, consider the positive and negative aspects of the tool.
called the Knicks.


  • Preparations Knicks effectively destroy not only adults
    lice, but their eggs are nits;
  • You can completely get rid of lice in one
  • The effect of Knicks drugs is maintained for 6 weeks after
    one application;
  • The possibility of allergies is minimized;
  • The preparations have a creamy consistency, they do not need
    additionally diluted and easy to apply;
  • Do not have a pronounced chemical smell.


  • After applying the tools Knic necessarily need to comb
    nits and dead lice remaining in the hair;
  • The possibility of allergies, although minimal,
    remains. Before applying the Knicks, especially for the treatment
    child, you need to consult a doctor;
  • With frequent use, insects become resistant to

What is more weighty? Pros Minuses

Shampoo Knicks for lice

Due to its low toxicity, Knicks shampoo can be applied
both adults and children from 6 months. The drug is effective in the fight
with lice at any stage of their development, destroys mature individuals and
larvae for 1-2 applications almost 100%.

ATTENTION! Before applying insecticidal
means it is necessary to conduct a test for the absence of allergic
reactions: put the drug on the elbow bend and within 2-3 hours
observe the condition of this skin area and the general

Nix Shampoo is easy to use, thanks to its
universal formula makes hair after application soft,
provides easy combing. Components in the composition of the drug
relieve itching. Medicinal shampoo Knicks recommended
Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, as one of the leading means for the treatment of pediculosis in
children and adults.

How to use shampoo Knicks, indications and

Before the treatment of pediculosis using the Knicks shampoo you need
consult with your doctor to exclude contraindications.
Be sure to read the annotation to the drug.


  1. Wash hair with regular shampoo and dry.
  2. Shake the bottle, spread and spread evenly.
    Knicks throughout the length of the hair
  3. Rub into the scalp, paying particular attention to the occipital zone and
    skin areas behind the ears
  4. After 10 minutes, wash off the shampoo with warm water.
  5. Hair dry, comb out dead lice and nits frequent
  6. Repeat the procedure after 7 days

REFERENCE. One bottle of shampoo is enough
for processing the hair of one person, provided that the hair
middle length. In any case, it is not recommended to use for
one procedure more than two packages of the product.

The indication for the use of the Knicks shampoo is
pediculosis of the scalp, the presence of live lice and nits.


  • Individual intolerance to permethrin and other components
  • Scalp Dermatitis

Average price, storage conditions and shelf life


A bottle of Knicks shampoo in Russian pharmacies, depending on
region, can cost from 500 to 600 rubles. AT
online pharmacies can buy the drug cheaper – for the price
about 400 rubles.

The drug should be stored in a dry, protected from light.
place at a temperature not higher than 25C ⁰. Nix shampoo shelf life – 2
of the year. It should be protected from children.

Reviews of shampoos nix vs lice

The son brought lice from the kindergarten. They were not found immediately, had to
urgently run to the pharmacy. The pharmacist advised the Knicks shampoo,
He said that it is suitable for children from six months and will quickly get rid of
insects. I put the baby shampoo on the hair, we survived 10
minutes and washed it off. The lice were washed out along with the agent half-dead,
as the shampoo acts on their nervous system. Remaining in
I combed out the hair of dead parasites and nits with a frequent comb,
which was packaged with shampoo. After first use
the baby was all clean! A week later i checked my son’s hair and
found a couple of nits, we repeated the processing. With the next
no insects were detected.


My daughter has hair below the waist. In the summer she went to rest in camp
and, apparently, there caught pediculosis. And with long hair is
just trouble We tried different means, but none
helped to finally get rid of lice! We are already completely desperate
made an appointment to see a doctor, and they advised us to buy
Knicks shampoo. Daughters immediately liked the fact that he does not smell
chemical odor and easy to apply. Kept on hair somewhere
15 minutes. Then they licked their lice with a special comb for a long time. AT
instructions were told to repeat processing after 7 days, well, we
and done. After the second time in the long hair her daughter does not
left no nits or lice! And do not even have to cut your hair!

Irina Petrovna

One summer I noticed that the child was scratching his head all the time. Well,
so it is – it was lice. Shampoo Knicks acquired by recommendation.
Smeared on the head, waited 10 minutes, as it should. Then he became
wash off the shampoo, look – and insects are still alive, moving! Not
had an effect on shampoo. Nits while not washed off
at all. Hair dried, began to comb with a comb, which in
bundle was. This comb was unsuitable for combing.
The remedy did not suit us at all.


Cream Knicks from pediculosis

Antiparasitic agent based on the Knicks permethrin
It is also available in the form of light orange cream, with
characteristic odor.

Indications and contraindications, instructions for use

Indications for the use of the cream Knicks is
pediculosis of the scalp.


  • Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug (as well as to
    substances of the pyrethroid group and pyrethroids)
  • Scalp Dermatitis
  • Children’s age up to 6 months

IMPORTANT! Caution should be used
Knicks cream during pregnancy and lactation. Before
the application must consult a doctor.

Instructions for use:

  1. Wash hair with regular shampoo, towel dry.
  2. Spread the cream evenly over the hair and scalp, especially
    paying attention to the skin behind the ears and on the back of the head.
  3. To maintain the tool on the hair for 10 minutes
  4. Rinse with warm water, dry hair
  5. Comb out to remove dead nits.
  6. If necessary, repeat the procedure after 7 days.

Cost in a pharmacy

The average price of Knicks cream in Russian pharmacies is about
350 – 550 rubles per tube 59 ml.

Storage conditions and shelf life

Pediculosis Cream Knicks is stored at a temperature not higher than
25 С⁰ protected from light, dry, out of reach of children

The shelf life of the drug is 2 years. After this period
cannot be used.

Reviews of the Knicks cream

Feedback from our readers:

“We used the Knicks cream to treat children for lice. I liked
the fact that the remedy suited both the eldest son and the younger daughter.
Easy to apply, no need to keep for a long time. Head winding
a towel is also not necessary, due to the creamy texture everything keeps
self. Kept for 10 minutes, although they read in reviews
longer. But the manufacturer recommends exactly 10 minutes. Us this
there was enough time. Insects fell like knives! Were of course
specimens that remained alive, but they were very few. Through
week treatment, we repeated, more for prevention. After
each procedure combed head comb. Cream Knicks to us
helped! ”

“I tried to be treated for nyx pediculosis. Well, what to say,
The medicine is terribly expensive. The remedy helped, only caused
redness of the scalp, itching and burning. Lice, of course, are gone. AT
instructions were told that you need to test for allergies, here
I forgot about him. ”

“I used to imagine the process of getting rid of lice as
something long and laborious. In practice, I had to try the cream Knicks,
when the daughter came home with the “guests” on her head. Washed your head
inflicted, washed away. Dried and combed – not a trace from insects. And not
there was no unpleasant smell from the remedy, there was an effect like from
good balm. Hair was combed easily. We won
uninvited “guests” from the first time. ”

Use during pregnancy

Apply cream and shampoo Nix during pregnancy
It is recommended based on the ratio of benefits and harm. If a doctor
prescribed treatment with this agent, it can be applied by taking
precautionary measures: avoid contact with eyes and
mucous membranes applied in gloves. Women in the period
lactation should also consult a doctor before
the use of drugs Knicks.

IMPORTANT! If in use
there was a noticeable pain, severe itching, breathing problems –
rinse off the agent immediately and consult a doctor.

How to enhance the effect

For the destruction of lice and nits in full, you can apply and
cream, and Knicks shampoo at the same time:

  1. Apply to washed and dried hair and scalp cream
  2. Put a plastic cap on your head
  3. Hold 10 minutes
  4. Rinse with warm water
  5. Shampoo Knicks, using it as an ordinary detergent.
    means without leaving on the hair.

This method of improving the effectiveness of treatment is not suitable for children and
pregnant women due to increased levels of toxicity

Alternative means against lice

Preparations for the fight against pediculosis are classified by the presence of
active ingredients in their composition and method of exposure to

Hygia Shampoo for Lice

Refers to insecticides and is highly effective.
in the fight against head and pubic lice. Main acting
Hygia – permethrin shampoo substance. It renders nervously –
paralytic effect on insects. The tool should be applied to
washed hair, soak for 30 minutes and rinse.

The remaining nits and dead insects comb out a frequent comb.
The product has low toxicity. Cumulative effect
minimal, therefore, requires repeated treatment after 10 days.
Contraindicated in children under 5 years of age, pregnant women and people suffering from
allergies of various etiologies.

Nuda from lice

The composition of the Nidu spray includes Dimethicone – a silicone polymer,
which has a physical effect on the parasites. He envelops
insects and nits with a thin airtight film, as a result
which lice die from lack of oxygen.

Spray applied to dry hair and scalp, distributed to
full moisture. Aged for 45 minutes, then rinsed with water
ordinary shampoo. If necessary, repeat the procedure. Spray Nyuda
does not contain toxic components.

Agent for pediculosis D-95

Suspension D-95 is suitable for the treatment of lice in adults and children.
with 3 years. The active components of the drug – a mixture of dimethicon.
The tool contributes to the destruction of adult insects and nits,
wrapping them with film and blocking the access of oxygen.

D-95 does not contain toxic components. Oily consistency
promotes easy combing of hair. The drug is applied to
dry hair, evenly distributed and aged for 45 minutes.
After that, the tool is washed off with warm water and shampoo. With
necessary, processing is repeated after 7-10 days.

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